AFS Beneficial Use Manual for Foundries

AFS Members may access this publication from the AFS Library free of charge. This 58-page book takes readers step-by-step through the process of determining which wastestreams may be reusable and how to determine if it is economically feasible. It speaks to practices to gain support for the program and how to determine whether financial gains are likely. Chapters include:

  1. Establishing a Beneficial Use Program in Your Foundry- p. 1
  2. Conducting an In-House Beneficial Use Feasibility (or Risk) Assessment- p. 9
  3. Preparing Your Foundry for Recycling- p. 15
  4. Learn to Materials and the Market- P. 21
  5. Best Management Practices- p. 27
  6. Case Studies- p. 29
  7. Quick Links- Beneficial Use Resources- p. 39