Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization by Matthew J. Franchetti
A Systems Approach

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Implement successful solid waste analysis and minimization strategies

Provide sustainable solutions to solid waste issues with help from this hands-on guide. Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach offers up-to-date technical details on current and potential solid waste minimization practices. This authoritative resource presents a framework for the proper application of solid waste analysis tools, and demonstrates the benefits in terms of environmental impact, process efficiencies, and financial enhancement. Twenty-one real-world case studies covering all industries, from manufacturing to service facilities, are included.

Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach covers:

U.S. and international waste generation rates Industrial ecology, solid waste exchanges, and recycling Environmental, economic, corporate image, personal, and social benefits of solid waste management and minimization Solid waste assessment strategies and launch plans The Six Sigma systems approach for deployment Metrics and performance measurement for solid waste management Documentation and development of the deployment plan Implementation and execution of the solid waste minimization plan Communicating and leveraging success Solid waste modeling, research, and data collection Characterization by business activities Estimation, prediction, and evaluation

About Matthew J. Franchetti

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Matthew J. Franchetti is currently an assistant professor of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering and director of undergraduate studies of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Programs at The University of Toledo.
Published May 25, 2009 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 564 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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