Concerned about the use of methanol, an explosive source of large, volatile, organic compounds (VOCs) which, if inhaled were potentially harmful to both their workers and consumers, Paneltech, a US manufacturer of resins for wood products, determined to use less of it. The company developed a far safer product with a 100% water-based formula and far fewer VOCs. When required to reduce sulphur emissions, a problem-solving team, made suggestions to lower emissions, collaborated with operators who ...

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12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies
12.3 Implement pollution prevention program
12.5 Manage remediation efforts

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