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EcoProduction and Logistics: Emerging Trends and Business Practices

Series: Ecoproduction

By: Paulina Golinska (Editor)

340 pages, b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Aug 2012 | #205760 | ISBN-13: 9783642235528
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NHBS Price: £138.00 $174/€164 approx

About this book

Environmental awareness is driven mainly by the scarcity of natural resources and by more strict legal regulations. The modern enterprise policy should look at the relations between economic actions and ecological consequences. Ecoproduction is a new business approach which focuses on the most efficient and productive use of raw materials and natural resources in order to minimize footprints on the natural environment. EcoProduction and Logistics aims to provide the state-of-the-art as well as new ideas of the environmental conscious operations management.

The contributors in EcoProduction and Logistics present in the individual chapters problems related to: eco-friendly production technologies; recycling and waste reduction. Scope of topics discussed in this book covers also pollution prevention, energy efficiency. The authors describe problems of information management in complex systems


Contents

- Sustainability and Life Cycle Management
- Environmental Friendly Resource Management in Production
- Information Systems and Information Management Supporting Sustainability


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