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Wet Cleaning Best Neighborhood Care Dry Cleaners - Cost Analysis of a Professional Wet Cleaning Shop. 2012.
Mr. John's Cleaners - Saves Money, Reduces Toxics, Conserves Energy. 2011.
Ace Cleaners - Eliminating the Use of Toxic Chemicals in Dry Cleaning. 2011.
Silver Hanger Cleaners - Feasibility and Cost Comparison of Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning to Professional Wet Cleaning. 2010.
   
Industrial Cleaning Assabet Auto Tech Program. 2019
Free Wheelers Bike Shop. 2019
BioBased Floor Stripping
Allston Collision Center OTA. 2015
912 Auto Center.2014.
Inner-Tite Corporation - Closed Circuit Degreaser and Other Changes Improve Environmental Health and Safety. OTA 2001.
BOC Edwards - Enclosed Automated Wash System. OTA 2001.
Cleaning Urethane, Ink and Paint Manufacturing Vessels - Alternatives to Toxic Solvents in Cleaning Systems. 1997.
Smith & Wesson - 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Elimination. OTA 1995.
   
Energy Conservation Mark Richey Woodworking - Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. OTA. 2016
Delaware Valley Corporation - Heat Recovery. OTA. 2008
Seaman Paper Company - Energy Efficiency Measures Save Resources and Money. OTA 2008. 
Texas Instruments - Energy Conservation. 2003.
   
Water Conservation  GKN Sinter Metals - Reduced Process Water Consumption By Special WastewaterPretreatment and Recycling. OTA 2003.
  Analog Devices - Innovative Solutions to Water Conservation. 2015
   
Waste Reduction Mark Richey Woodworking - Toxic Use and Waste Reduction. OTA. 2017
   
VOC Reduction  Ophir Optics LLC - Lean Manufacturing. 2011
Ophir Optics LLC - Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma OTA Updated 2015
ESP Lock Products, Inc. - Vegetable Oil Lubricant Replacement. 1999.
Brownell Boat Stands, Inc. - Low-VOC Coatings. OTA 1999.
Crest Foam - Elimination of Methylene Chloride Use in Manufacturing Process. OTA 1997.
   
Process Efficiency  Cranston Print Works Company - In-process Acid Recycling, Process Control Charting, Carbon Dioxide Wastewater Treatment. 2009.
South Coast Technical Products - Filtration and Wastewater Compliance. OTA 2007.
Olympic Manufacturing - Recycling Coolant. OTA 1999.
Poly-Plating Inc. - Chemical and Water Waste Reduction. OTA 1997.
Korber Hats - Elimination of Hazardous Air Pollutants. OTA 1997.
Lightolier - Elimination of Trichloroethyleneand Reduction of VOC Emissions. OTA 1997.
Kidde-Fenwal - New Coating Technologies Provide Big Payoffs. OTA 1996.
Novacor Chemicals, Inc. - Monomer Storage and Handling Improvements. OTA 1995.
   
Metal Finishing and Plating Independent Plating - Trivalent Chromium Plating Conversion. 2012.
Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. - Plating Operation Achieves Zero Wastewater Discharge. OTA 2005.
V.H. Blackinton & Co. - Halogen Solvent Elimination, Chemical Reduction and Zero Discharge. OTA 2003.
Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. Plating Operation Achieves Zero Wastewater Discharge OTA. 2015
   
Wire and Cable  AlphaGary Corporation - Reduction in Lead Compounds. OTA 2005.
   
Coatings Tubed Products, Inc. - Ultraviolet Curing of Inks and Coatings. OTA 1995.
  Shawmut Corporation OTA 2015
  Stainless Steel Coatings - Input Substitutions. OTA. 2015
  Kidde-Fenwal - New Coating Technologies Provide Big Pay Offs OTA 1996
  Franklin Paint Company OTA 2015
   
Textiles Coyne Textile Services - Pre-Laundering Techniques to Achieve Reductionsin Water Use. OTA 2002.
Brittany Dyeing and Printing Corporation - Innovative Textile Finishing Process. OTA 1999.
   
Printing  Fit to Print Advertising, Inc. - Conversion to UV Curing. OTA 1996.
  Minuteman Press of Foxboro Goes All Green with New Equipment.2017
   
Paper Hampden Papers, Inc. - Reduction of VOC Emissions Leads top Savings. OTA 1998.
Crane & Company, Inc. - Substitution with Carbon DioxideEliminates Major Use of Sulfuric Acid. OTA 2003.
   
Life Sciences ChemGenes Corporation - Solvent Recovery and Recycling. 2013.
  Averica Discovery Services Inc. - Supercritical Fluid Chromatography. OTA 2015
  ChemGenes Corporation - Solvent Reduction. OTA 2016
   
Microbreweries Merrimack Ales - Safer Cleaning and Sanitizing Technology. 2018
  Merrimack Ales - Less Hazardous Cleaning and Sanitizing Technology. 2016
   
Food and Beverage Cape Cod Potato Chips - Food Manufacturer Shrinks Chemical Use.2018
   
Gyms Gymnastics and More
   
Organic Grass Playing Fields Natural Grass Playing Field Case Study: Springfield, MA. 2019
  Natural Grass Playing Field Case Study: Marblehead, MA. 2019
   
Autobody and Auto Repair Mike's Autobody - Safer Alternatives to Toxic Chemicals. 2016
  Allston Collision Center OTA. 2015
   
  912 Auto Center - Switching to Water Based Paint and Paint Gun Washers. 2014
   
Miscellaneous Acushnet Rubber Company - ISO Certification through TUR. OTA 1997