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The following case studies illustrate the savings made by some companies by adopting Cleaner Production practices.  You can find out more by clicking on the links.

  1. Product waste reduction initiatives implemented in Leiner Davis Gelatin. As a result of the implementation of cleaner production options which required no capital investment, quantity of resources avolumes of wastes discharged have been reduced with saving of $28,000/year. Continue Reading
  2. Cleaner production initiatives adopted in Enzafoods, focusing on reduction in water usage and product loss. As a result of the project, total saving of approximately $200,000/year has been achieved. Continue Reading
  3. Cleaner production initiatives adopted in Mainland Products, focusing on product waste reduction. As a result of the project, volumes of wastes discharged have been reduced with total saving of $65,000/year and payback period less than 3 weeks. Continue Reading
  4. A textile company which has actively pursued waste reduction and recycling throughout its production processes, including chemical substitution, reusable bulk chemical storage containers, a recycling program, process heat and water reuse. Calculations of air emissions, and solid waste reduction and associated cost savings are included. Continue Reading
  5. A textile company‘s waste reduction program which has resulted in significant reductions in wastewater releases, air emissions, and solid and hazardous waste streams. Information including company’s recycling program, bulk chemical storage and distribution systems, dyeing chemical substitution, wastewater improvement through chemical use optimization and chemical substitution, wastewater treatment system upgrade, and formaldehyde emission reduction through chemical substitution is also available in this case study. Continue Reading
  6. Process modifications adopted in a textile company to reduce salt, dye, and water usage through process optimization, waste segregation to allow wastewater reuse, and improve wastewater quality through filtration. Information including annual waste reduction and savings calculations is also included. Continue Reading
  7. Renfro’s efforts to reduce the sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions from its boilers to promote environmental responsibility by substituting 2.5% sulphur fuel with 0.5% sulphur fuel and reduce chlorine bleach usage from its processes. Price savings of chlorine-use reduction are included. Continue Reading
  8. Cleaner production initiatives which have been implemented in a textile company through waste reduction, recycling and reuse.These initiatives have led to improvement of process efficiency and cost savings of approximately $300,000/year. Continue Reading

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