Reducing Chemical Waste Through Distillation

Ray Ronda

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingTechnical report


This case study details how ISTC helped Alexian Brothers Medical Center reduce their solvent use by distilling their used alcohol and xylene on site, rather than disposing of them and purchasing new solvent every week.

Publication series

NameTN Series (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center)


  • Ethanol -- Recycling -- Case studies
  • Medical wastes -- Source reduction (Waste management) -- Case studies
  • Medical wastes -- Recycling -- Case studies
  • Xylene -- Recycling -- Case studies
  • Solvents -- Recycling -- Case studies


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