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Achieving a Zero-Landfill Waste Facility at Tool and Plastic Ltd.

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Project Metadata ElementDetails
  Project Title Achieving a Zero-Landfill Waste Facility at Tool and Plastic Ltd.
Research Area Water
Project Acronym
  Principal Investigator or Lead Irish Partner Colm Cuffe
  Lead Institution or Organisation Tool and Plastic Industries Ltd
 Lead Country Ireland
 Latitude, Longitude (of Lead Institution) 53.73375, -7.78254
  Lead Funding Entity Environmental Protection Agency
  Approximate Project Start Date 09/03/2009
  Approximate Project Finishing Date 09/03/2011
  Project Website (if any) http://www.toolandplastic.ie/
  Links to other Web-based resources
 Project Keywords Energy efficiency; Reduced waste; Monitoring; Economic benefit
  Project Abstract Benefits:1. Economic: significant cost reduction, energy conservation and consumption reduction. 2. Environmental: reduction in waste, use of gray water, compressed air savings and an increase in prevention, reuse and recycling. 3. Staff development benefits in environmental management knowledge, skills. 4. Proposed paper-less real-time production management system will monitor productivity, quality conformance. 5. The project results will be showcased to other organisations in the plastics sector in Ireland as well as other relevant companies Internationally. 6. There will be useful transfer of best practice principles to the Czech Republic plant. Project results will be disseminated through relevant environment conferences.

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