Pollution Prevention (P2) in Metal Finishing Shops
How DTSC can help.
Most metal plating, anodizing, and printed circuit board shops generate hazardous waste. Some of those wastes are dangerous and harmful to the environment if not handled properly. DTSC assists shops by showing them ways to reduce waste, and potentially reduce their waste management costs. DTSC also helps business owners reduce toxic emissions from their operations. State and local agencies and industry associations have partnered with DTSC.
The advantages are many. Receive free pollution prevention guidance. Metal finishing shops will learn smart techniques to:
Participating businesses have a unique opportunity to learn directly from regulators how to comply with local pretreatment discharge requirements and with the hazardous waste generator requirements specific to their facilities.
Companies practicing pollution prevention show their commitment to keeping their work place safe and their community healthy. They gain a competitive edge over other businesses that provide similar products and services.
Get the facts:
Metal finishing shop fact sheet.
If you have questions about pollution prevention in metal finishing shops, please contact a DTSC coordinator: