Printech Archive, January, 1999: Re: chlorine-dioxide bleaching process

Re: chlorine-dioxide bleaching process

Robert Gifford (
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 15:05:56 -0500

Koren and Printech:

PNEAC's web site contains a fact sheet which describes bleaching options
for papers. It can be accessed at
<Elementally Chlorine-free (ECF) Paper>.

There is an environmental organization, Conservatree, which advocates
environmentally-sound paper choices. Their web site contains bleaching and
other information, starting at <>.

On 25 Jan 99 at 8:25, Koren Carpenter wrote:

> Hello everyone!
> I am new to the printing industry and would like to know more about
> the chlorine dioxide bleaching process for paper. Is this process
> less dangerous/toxic (environmentally friendly) than the normal
> Thanks,
> Koren Carpenter, Environmental Engineer
> State of Michigan
> Department of Environmental Quality
Robert Gifford
Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, and
Univ. of Wisconsin - Extension
Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
610 Langdon St., rm 531
Madison WI, 53703
Voice: 608-262-1083 Fax: 608-262-6250



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