What are the ramifications health/environmental of the production and disposal of 6 mil plastic required in lead safe projects?r
The New EPA rules require the use and disposal of 6 mil plastic in all lead safe projects. The simple preparation of an average sized bedroom could use a minimum of 12 yards of plastic, the paint and prep of a 2000 square foot single family ranch could use well over 200 yards of plastic on the floors alone, plastic will also be required for doorways, windows, immovable furniture, if the exterior is also painted add an additional 300 yards. 500 yards of plastic not including plastic covering, doors, windows and vents.
Posted Wed, 06/02/2010 - 17:49
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