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Re: Beauty Parlors

Hi Rudy,

We have a great program on Beauty Salons.

See http://www.turi.org/community/healthyhair.html

Janet Clark <clarkjan@turi.org>
Associate Director for Information
MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute
University of Massachusetts
One University Ave.
Lowell, MA  01854-2866
Tel 978-934-3346, Fax 978-934-3050

At 11:40 AM 2/20/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>In West Virginia there are many small beauty parlors in rural areas that use
>septic systems. Recent enforcement of groundwater rules requires these small
>businesses to install holding tanks to keep the chemicals they use out of
>the septic system, and then have the holding tanks pumped out by hazardous
>waste handlers. Many of these marginal businesses will simply fold. I have
>suggested contacting the chemical suppliers for alternate chemicals that
>will be acceptable. Is there any experience out there that we can tap?
>Rudy Moehrbach
>Waste Reduction Resource Center
>1639 Mail Service Center
>Raleigh NC 27699-1699
>Tel 1-800-476-8686
>Fax 919-715-1612
>Web Site http://wrrc.p2pays.org