Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Industrial Waste Stream Recycling

Initiated at the end of 1998, ChemArt's Waste Treatment Project focused on isolating, treating, and recycling 12 individual waste streams. The company has reduced metal hydroxide waste by 55%, water usage by 46%, and waste treatment chemicals by 51%. ChemArt received a Narragansett Bay Commission Environmental Merit for Pollution Prevention Practices and is a participant in the EPA's Strategic Goals Program.

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John H. Chafee Outstanding Conservation Project/Program
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