Dharyl Wilson

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Name: Dharyl Wilson
Date registered: July 19, 2012

Latest posts

  1. 1 year of recycling — January 6, 2016
  2. Branching out – Other solvents than Acetone to recycle — March 11, 2015
  3. Solvent Recycling — March 6, 2015

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  2. Solvent Recycling — 1 comment

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Jan 06

1 year of recycling

Our lab has been recycling our waste acetone for 1 year straight now, in that time we have recovered a total 451.25 L which has saved our lab  £513.88 (£2.85 per acetone 2.5L). We have considerably cut down the amount of acetone we buy from stores (though this fluctuates with day to day activity). This …

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Mar 11

Branching out – Other solvents than Acetone to recycle

We are looking into other solvents to recycle… Ultimately we would desire the capablility to recycle Petroleum Ether. Depending on the lab staff requirements per day we can use anywhere between 0-10 winchesters of Petroleum Ether. This is a staggering amount of waste, especially considering the vast majority of it is used for column chromatography …

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Mar 06

Solvent Recycling

Our lab has currently recycled 51 winchesters of Acetone since November, which is a equivalent of 127.5 L of solvent with an approximate saving of £204 to our Lab. The recycler is very easy and simple to use: 1) Choose the recycling program you want i.e Acetone. Other solvents are available but please check before …

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