Greening the Supply Chain

Greening the Supply Chain

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This book analyzes environmental supply chain management theory and practice, with contributions by a international experts. Coverage includes concepts and principles of green supply chain management; studies of practices and concerns in industries worldwide; tools for environmental supply chain design and development; and case studies of green supply chain practices. Professionals, policy makers, researchers and students will value this book for the insights it provides into a topic of growing concern.It has developed its collection network for used carpet through integration with retailers, waste haulers and various recyclers. ... and separates the used carpets into their components to make products of lesser value (http://www. ... carpets made from other sources of reprocessed fibres such as carpet made from plastic bottles (from polyethylene terephthate [ PET]). ... Carpet mills recycle approximately 6.4 million pounds (weight) of carpet waste per year, anbsp;...

Title:Greening the Supply Chain
Author:Joseph Sarkis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-09-21


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