BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY
FY04 Funded Pollution Prevention Projects
Rank Project Name Directorate, Dept/Div and POC Cost Savings Payback (Years) Waste Reduction
1 Aqueous Solvent Brake Cleaner Recycling System Facilities & Operations, Staff Services (H. Hauptman) $1,000 $700 1.4 60-gallons of VOC's released to the atmosphere; 1 ft3 hazardous waste
2 Replacement of Mercury Utility Devices in Buildings 463 & 490 Life Sciences, Biology/Medical (R. Colichio) $2,500 $1,750 1.4 Approximately 60 pounds of of mercury containing devices is expected to be removed
3 ATF Klystron PCB-Contaminated Oil Retrofill High Energy & Nuclear Physics, Physics (K. Kusche) $3,450 $2,850 1.2 150 gallons of PCB laden oil
4 Significant Reduction of Hazardous Organic Waste with a Microwave Peptide Synthesizer Life Sciences, Biology (W. Mangel) $36,500 $26,000 1.4 288 liters of hazaodous waste; 1,000 man-hours saved
5 Solvent Purification System Basic Energy Sciences, Chemistry (M. Bullock) $24,000 $10,915 2.1 60 gallons of hazardous wastes
6 Closed-Cycle Water Recycling System for Building 480 Melt Spinner Basic Energy Sciences, Materials Science (L. H. Lewis) $6,000 $10,000 0.6 10,000 gallons of water and life extension of a 100K piece of equipment
7 PCB-contaminated Equipment Removal From Chemistry and Plant Engineering ESH&Q, Environmental & Waste Management Services (M. Davis) $10,000 $6,000 1.4 300-gallons of  PCB oil, 30 PCB capacators, and 11 PCB transformers
8 Replacement of Mercury Containing Equipment in the Occupational Medical Clinic Life Sciences, Medical (M. Thorn) $2,500 $2,300 1.1 Approximately 40 pounds of of mercury is expected to be removed
TOTAL INVESTED   $85,950    
TOTAL SAVINGS     $60,515  
AVERAGE PAYBACK PERIOD       1.3