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RE: Hazardous Wastes in K-12 Schools
The best study I have ever read about ALL hazardous wastes found in schools
is a study done for the Burlington, Massachusetts Public School System in
1992. It can be found at http://www.epa.gov/region07/kids/dresser.htm
From: Joel Blood [mailto:JBlood@dtsc.ca.gov]
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 1:58 PM
Cc: Cheryl Closson; David Hartley; Kim Wilhelm; Robert
Subject: Hazardous Wastes in K-12 Schools
We are conducting a search for information that will
identify and quantify specific hazardous wastes that are found in typical
schools of grades K-12..
Can anyone help us in identifying the types of waste and the
quantity generated at each grade level?
Also, does anyone have examples of waste audits that may
have been conducted in the K-12 schools along with recommended P2
This information will be used in a forthcoming effort to
reduce potential impacts to children from hazardous wastes stored at
individual school sites.
At this piont in our study, we are also seeking preliminary
information, and will be most happy to accept whatever you can provide.
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