Zero Waste Program Case Study: Spraying Systems Co.

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingTechnical report

Abstract

Spraying Systems Co manufactures industrial and agricultural spray products, including spray nozzles and accessories. The company wanted to reduce its waste generation and increase diversion. ISTC's Zero Waste program helped them achieve their goals by providing the company with an accurate baseline measurement of waste generation at its Wheaton, Illinois headquarters. In addition, ISTC staff collaborated with Spray System's operations, manufacturing, and sustainability teams to devise a plan for improving waste diversion. Finally, ISTC staff conducted a post-implementation waste stream characterization to measure success and identify opportunities for improvement.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
PublisherIllinois Sustainable Technology Center
StatePublished - 2016

Publication series

NameTN Series (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center)
No.TN16-125

Keywords

  • Zero waste -- Illinois -- Case studies
  • Fabricated metal products manufacturing -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Case studies

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