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  1. COLOR SORTING OF POST-CONSUMER GLASS AND PLASTIC CONTAINERS TO IMPROVE THEIR RECYCLABILITY

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    MANY U.S. MUNICIPALITIES AND COMMUNITIES ARE INTEGRATING RECYCLING PROGRAMS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THEIR SOLID WASTE INORDER TO MINIMIZE LANDFILL REQUIREMENTS. THE SUCCESS OF THESE RECYCLING PROGRAMS IS STRONGLY DEPENDENT UPON THE MARKETABILITY OF THE MATERIALS SET ASIDE FROM THE WASTE STREAM FOR RECYCLING. THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MARKETING RECYCLED GLASS ARE WELL ESTABLISHED AND ARE HIGHLY DEPENDENTUP ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. A LOW COST AUTOMATED PROCESS FOR RECOVERY OF RECYCLABLE PLASTIC AND GLASS CONTAINERS FROM SOLID WASTE

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    THE DISPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (MSW) IS A COSTLY PROBLEM FOR ALL MUNICIPALITIES. THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS RECOMMENDED THAT SOURCE REDUCTION, RECYCLING, VOLUME REDUCTION, AND LANDFILLING BE APPLIED, IN THAT ORDER, IN THE TREATMENT OF MSW. RECYCLING HAS RECENTLY BECOME A MAJOR COMPONENT OF MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS. HIGH COSTS OF LABOR INTENSIVE CURBSIDE RECYCLIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. METHOD FOR OPENING AND EMPTYING THE CONTENTS OF PLASTIC BAGS ENTERING RECYCLING FACILITIES

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. MOBILE ZONE PAINT SPRAY BOOTH FOR REDUCTION OF VOC CONTAMINATED AIR

    SBC: Clyde Smith Engineer            Topic: N/A

    THE MOBILE ZONE DEVICE REPRESENTS ADVANCED WASTE REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY RATHER THAN A POLLUTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY. THE INNOVATIVE CONCEPT IS APPLICABLE TO VENTILATED WORK CHAMBERS WHERE THE VENTILATION IS PROVIDED FROM THE REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS FUMES AND/OR PARTICLES AND THE WORK CHAMBER IS PROVIDED FOR THE BENEFIT OF WORKER AND PRODUCT. THE MOST COMMON VENTILATED WORK CHAMBERS IN USE ARE SPRAY BOO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. SURFACTANT FLUSHING/WASHING--AN INNOVATIVE METHOD OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT

    SBC: Eckenfelder Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. CHLORINATED PLASTICS SEPARATION FROM MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: N/A

    MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE (MSW) PROVIDES A WASTE FUEL SOURCE HAVING POTENTIAL RECOVERABLE ENERGY OF OVER 1.5 QUADS PER YEAR.EXPANDED USE OF THIS FUEL SOURCE THROUGH ENERGY RECOVERY IN-INCINERATION OF MSW IS THREATENED BY THE PRESENCE OF CHLO- RINE IN MSW. CHLORINE IS A PRIMARY FACTOR IN THE FORMATION OF TOXIC CHLORINATED ORGANICS SUCH AS DOXINS AND FURANS. CHLORINE IS ALSO A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO ACID ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. ZONE I SOIL DECONTAMINATION THROUGH IN SITU VAPOR STRIPPING PROCESSES

    SBC: Aware, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE REMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED SOILS AND GROUNDS TO ENSURE PROTECTION OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT IS DIFFICULTAND COSTLY. THERE IS A CRITICAL NEED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OFTECHNOLOGIES WHICH ARE BOTH TECHNICALLY SOUND AND COST- EFFECTIVE. THE POTENTIAL REMOVAL OF ROGANIC CHEMICALS FROM UNSATURATED SOILS VIA VAPOR PHASE TRANSPORT APPEARS TO SHOW GREAT PROMISE. THIS APPROACH HAS APPLICABILITY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-SPEED PORTABLE APPARATUS FOR THE IN-FIELD QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF ASBESTOS

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY FOR ENERGY CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A PORTABLE INSTRUMENT, BASED ON THE PRINCIPLES OF X-RAY DIFFRACTION, IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL ALLOW QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE PRESENCE OF ASBESTOS IN MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION. PRELIMINARY TESTS SHOW THAT A RESOLUTION OF A FEW WEIGHT PERCENT ASBESTOS CAN BE EASILY MEASURED. ANALYSISOF THE SYSTEM X-RAY PHYSICS INDICATE A LOWER LEVEL OF DETECTABILITY OF A FEW TENTHS OF A PERCENT SHOULD BE ACHI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency

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