Myths of Solvent Recovery – Part 2: It’s Time and Resource Intensive

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In our next post in our series addressing the misconceptions associated with solvent recovery, we discuss the notion that solvent recovery equipment and processes take too much time and too many resources to manage. Myth #2: Solvent recovery equipment and processes take too much time and too many resources to maintain Fact: While traditional onsite solvent recovery equipment often requires near full-time attention to operate, maintain and repair—there is a better way. At CleanPlanet, we inherently understand that facilities are constantly looking to increase production, decrease costs and become more efficient. Dedicating staff to solvent recovery equipment doesn’t help anyone’s top or bottom line. The fact is, however, that solvent recovery doesn’t have to take much time or energy from your team. Here is how we are busting this myth: MythBuster: Full-time or partially dedicated resources to manage the solvent recovery process are a thing of the past. With CleanPlanet’s new

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Myths of Solvent Recovery – Part 1: It’s Expensive

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With all the misconceptions about solvent recovery out there, we’ve decided to publish a series covering some of the top myths we hear in our industry.  Many facilities who were early adopters of solvent recovery systems may have run into some of these issues, but advancements in technology, time and costs have caught up, so let’s set the record straight. One of the most common things we hear when talking to purchasing, plant managers, and EHS managers is that the upfront investment in solvent recovery is prohibitively expensive; plus there are lots of ongoing costs that make the investment questionable in the first place. Myth #1: Solvent recovery is too expensive and the savings I will get do not justify the capital expense. Fact: While many companies today still offer a traditional approach to on-site solvent recovery—massive equipment investments, ongoing customer maintenance requirements, expensive consumable items such as bags and

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