Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach

by: Matthew J. Franchetti


Abstract: A hands-on manual for waste assessment, analysis, and minimization–featuring industry-based case studies. This authoritative guide provides 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. Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization offers a general approach on how to conduct solid waste assessments in a practical manner. It includes recommendations designed to increase manufacturing competitiveness by reducing solid waste disposal costs, reducing energy costs, and optimizing use of raw materials, packaging, and floor space. 75 case studies and a detailed reference list of vendors are included.  
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Title: Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2009 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071605243

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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.

Description: A hands-on manual for waste assessment, analysis, and minimization–featuring industry-based case studies. This authoritative guide provides 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. Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization offers a general approach on how to conduct solid waste assessments in a practical manner. It includes recommendations designed to increase manufacturing competitiveness by reducing solid waste disposal costs, reducing energy costs, and optimizing use of raw materials, packaging, and floor space. 75 case studies and a detailed reference list of vendors are included.