Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach: The Systems Approach

June 17, 2009|
Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach: The Systems Approach by Matthew J. Franchetti
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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
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.
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Title:Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach: The Systems ApproachFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.5 X 7.6 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:9.5 X 7.6 X 1.25 inPublished:June 17, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007160524X

ISBN - 13:9780071605243

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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