BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY
FY05 Funded Pollution Prevention Projects
Rank Project Name Directorate, Dept/Div and POC Cost Savings Payback (Years) Waste Reduction
1 Aerosol Can Disposal System High Energy Nuclear Physics (M. Van Essendelft) $1,700 $991 1.7 66 pounds of hazardous waste
2 Formaldetox Life Sciences, Biology (A. Dilmanian) $1,040 $2,120 0.5 128 pounds of lab pack industrial wastes expected to be removed
3 Replacement of IO Mercury Thermometers Instrumentation Division (R. Dinardo) $250 $2,350 0.1 mercury
4 Replacement of PO Mercury Thermometers Physics Department (R. Liegel) $450 $2,350 0.2 mercury
5 Photon Counting Spectroflurometer Life Sciences, Biology (D. Fu) $46,350 $25,540 1.8 2 ft3 of mixed waste and 1000 man-hours
6 Replacement of Mercury Utility Devices Facilities & Operations, Plant Engineering (T. Farmer) $12,000 $2,350 5.1 mercury
7 Animal Bedding Conveying System Dismantling * Life Sciences, Medical (M. Kershaw) $5,000 $38,125 0.1 250 ft3 of LLRW
8 PCB Transformer Carcus Removal Environmental & Waste Management Services (M. Davis) $6,251 $6,000 1.0 High level risk to the Lab
9 Recovery of CFC-113 from Building 511 Chiller Facilities & Operations, Plant Engineering (R. McKay) $1,000 $3,750 0.3 Reduction of Class 1 Ozone Depleting Substances
10 Halogen 1211 Fire Extinguisher Substitution * Facilities & Operations, Emergency Services (J. Searing) $10,000 $6,250 1.6 Reduction of Halogenated Ozone Depleting Substances
11 EP Grounds Vehicle Wash * Facilities & Operations, Plant Engineering (R. Jones) $3,000 $5,800 0.5 oils/grease to soils
12 208 Hopper Demolition Environmental & Waste Management Services (P. D. Pohlot) $8,100 $4,000 2.0 Legacy Waste and Safety Risk to Lab
13 Lab-Wide Earth Day Mercury Disposal Amnesty Environmental & Waste Management Services (J. Selva) $6,000 $2,350 2.6 Mercury
TOTAL INVESTED   $101,141    
TOTAL SAVINGS     $101,976  
AVERAGE PAYBACK PERIOD       1.4
* indicates partial funding of the project