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Chemical Reuse System for University?




I have a request from a university for information on how to refine
their chemical tracking and reuse program. They already have a fairly
robust chemical re-use program that is run by their EH&S folks, but are
interested in making their program as effective as possible. As I
understand it, they pick up materials from campus labs and departments,
bring it to their 90-day storage facility, figure out whether it's
suitable for reuse, and if so provide it to other departments. They use
a database and email system to track and "market" the reusable
materials.

Does anybody have examples of universities or other facilities that have
really top notch exchange/reuse programs that could suggest any
additional improvements for them?

Thanks.

John Katz
Pollution Prevention Coordinator
US EPA Region 9
75 Hawthorne Street, WST-7
San Francisco, CA  94105
415-744-2150
415-744-1044 (fax)
katz.john@epa.gov