BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY
FY03 Funded Pollution Prevention Projects
Rank Project Name Directorate, Dept/Div and POC Cost Savings Payback (Years) Waste Reduction
1 Radioactive Waste Sorting Table High Energy Nuclear Physics, CAD (J. Scott) $2,500 $5,000 0.5 100-150 cubic feet of radioactive waste
2 Reducing Dose From BLIP Air Emissions Life Sciences, Medical (L. Mausner) $13,400 $13,450 1 Reduces airborne release of short-lived radionuclides and offsite exposure by 28%
3 Kinetic Phosphorescence Analyzer EENS, Environmental Sciences Dept. (J. Gillow) $20,000 $22,556 0.9 2.7 cubic feet of mixed waste
4 Scintillation Vial Crusher Life Sciences, Medical (A. Gifford) $3,795 $2,168 1.75 16 cubic feet of radioactive waste
5 Microplate Scintillation Counter Life Sciences, Biology (J. Shanklin) $35,000 $27,690 1 28 liters of liquid mixed waste, 6 cubic feet of radioactive waste
6 RTF Photoprocessor Life Sciences, Medical (L. Wielopowski) $13,860 $16,489 0.8 160 gallons hazardous waste, 180 gallons industrial waste
7 Oil-free Vacuum Pumps and new Catalyst EENS, Environmental Sciences Dept. (L. Nunnermacker) $6,000 $3,516 1.7 50 pounds of hazardous waste
8 Bulk Motor Oil F&A, Staff Services (H. Hauptman) $4,000 $2,200 1.8 Minimizes opportunity for spills and eliminates drum disposal
TOTAL INVESTED   $96,055    
TOTAL SAVINGS     $88,069  
AVERAGE PAYBACK PERIOD       1.2