Design for the Environment Program. Overview April 6 th , 2005. Overview. DfE’s Unique “License to Operate” Past Success and Lasting Change Current Focus and Potential for Success. DfE Projects have touched more than 200,000 business facilities and approximately 2 million workers.
April 6th, 2005
DfE Projects have touched more than 200,000 business facilities and approximately 2 million workers.
DfE’s value to industry and our unique “license to operate” come from applying the technical tools, models and expertise that OPPT has developed through reviewing thousands of new chemicals under TSCA.
DfE aided U.S. manufacturers to promote competitiveness and environmentally friendly manufacture
– Annual lead solder use in electronics
estimated at 176 million pounds
(Existing Data, Estimation Models, Chemical Expertise)
Continuum of Improvement
Formula Ingredient by Use Class
Characteristics of Sustainable Ingredient
Characteristics of Improved Ingredient
Characteristics of Ingredient of Concern
millions of pounds of chemicals of
the following sectors:
Industrial/Institutional Cleaners and
Laundry Detergents, Holding Tank
Total Air Diisocyanate Releases: 22,306 lbs
Nearest School: 0.6 miles
Nearest Hospital: 1.2 miles
HospitalAsthma Reduction Strategy
partnership best practices approach