The continuous improvement using waste elimination has been emphasized as the most important task of modern organizations. Lean manufacturing system has proved its capability to eliminate waste and produce environmental gains. The eight types of waste identified under lean have positive relations to green waste. In this chapter, a waste elimination process is suggested as an approach for lean sustainable outcomes. The process structure contains three consecutive phases: waste documentation, waste analysis, and waste removal. The techniques and tools of each phase are inclusively discussed.
|Title of host publication||Green Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Business Practice|
|Place of Publication||Hershey|
|Publisher||IGI Global Publishing|
|Number of pages||42|
|ISBN (Print)||1522506357, 9781522506355|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Jul 2016|