Implementation plan for waste management reengineering at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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An intensive reengineering evaluation of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) waste management program was conducted from February to July 1997 resulting in the following vision for ORNL waste management: ORNL Waste Management will become an integrated Waste Management/Generator function that: (1) Treats ORNL as a single generator for expert-based waste characterization and certification purposes; (2) Recognizes Generators, Department of Energy (DOE), and the Management and Integration (M&I) contractor as equally important customers; (3) Focuses on pollution prevention followed by waste generation, collection, treatment, storage, and disposal operations that reflect more cost-effective commercial approaches; and (4) Incorporates new technology and ... continued below

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Berry, J.B. October 1, 1997.

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An intensive reengineering evaluation of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) waste management program was conducted from February to July 1997 resulting in the following vision for ORNL waste management: ORNL Waste Management will become an integrated Waste Management/Generator function that: (1) Treats ORNL as a single generator for expert-based waste characterization and certification purposes; (2) Recognizes Generators, Department of Energy (DOE), and the Management and Integration (M&I) contractor as equally important customers; (3) Focuses on pollution prevention followed by waste generation, collection, treatment, storage, and disposal operations that reflect more cost-effective commercial approaches; and (4) Incorporates new technology and outsourcing of services where appropriate to provide the lowest cost solutions. A cross-functional Core Team recommended 15 cost-effectiveness improvements that are expected to reduce the fiscal year (FY) 1996 ORNL waste management costs of $75M by $10-$15M annually. These efficiency improvements will be realized by both Research and Waste Management Organizations.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98054231

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  • Other Information: PBD: Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98054231
  • Report No.: ORNL/TM--13520
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/623023 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 623023
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691694

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Berry, J.B. Implementation plan for waste management reengineering at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, report, October 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691694/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.