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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the Wood Furniture and Fixtures Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overview of the wood furniture and fixtures industry, industrial processes involved, chemical release profiles, pollution prevention opportunities, and relevant federal statutes and regulations.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Reducing Wood Wastes from Wood Shops [PDF]
Abstract: Covers methods to save wood wastes from the following "cut-up" operations: rough milling, gluing, and product dimensioning. Addresses controllable factors that will reduce wood waste and labor losses from woodshop operations.
Source: Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program
Wood Products Value-Added Manufacturing and Efficiency Guide
Abstract: Extensive compilation of waste reduction ideas that can reduce operating costs, improve product quality, reduce risk to worker health and safety, limit waste related liability, and enhance a company's image. Includes checklists and numerous case studies.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension Madison, Wisconsin Center for Environment and Energy