Date Added: Jul 2010
The notion of a zero-waste operation or facility isn't merely a noble aspiration. It is an achievable goal, as a growing number of companies have demonstrated. Companies in a wide range of manufacturing businesses have achieved zero-waste status. But zero waste means more than just recycling. It requires a comprehensive examination of a facility's waste streams with the aim of eliminating excess packaging, redesigning processes, and working closely with suppliers, customers, and others.