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15 Environmental Tips to Consider When Closing a Manufacturing Facility:

  1. Assign who is in charge.
  2. Map out the time line.
  3. Make appropriate notifications.
  4. Evaluate existing products as waste.
  5. Evaluate all surfaces.
  6. Evaluate out of service items.
  7. Evaluate what’s in the ground –small leaks over time.
  8. Close permits timely.
  9. Drain, empty, ship.
  10. Find the files & get digital
  11. Think like a buyer and a regulator.
  12. Get another set of eyes.
  13. Know your regulatory status and what is likely to change.
  14. Take pictures of everything.
  15. Understand the history of your facility and write it down.

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Post Date: 2/13/2017

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