Achieving a Zero-Landfill Waste Facility at Tool and Plastic Ltd.

Achieving a Zero-Landfill Waste Facility at Tool and Plastic Ltd.

Benefits:1. Economic: significant cost reduction, energy conservation and consumption reduction. 2. Environmental: reduction in waste, use of gray water, compressed air savings and an increase in prevention, reuse and recycling. 3. Staff development benefits in environmental management knowledge, skills. 4. Proposed paper-less real-time production management system will monitor productivity, quality conformance. 5. The project results will be showcased to other organisations in the plastics sector in Ireland as well as other relevant companies Internationally. 6. There will be useful transfer of best practice principles to the Czech Republic plant. Project results will be disseminated through relevant environment conferences.

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Environmental Protection Agency 2008-CP-5-S2
Colm Cuffe

Keywords: Energy efficiency; Reduced waste; Monitoring; Economic benefit

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