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Environmentally Improved Production Processes and Products: An Introduction

  • Lucas┬áReijnders

Part of the Environment & Management book series (EMAN, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Lucas Reijnders
    Pages 25-59
  3. Lucas Reijnders
    Pages 61-92
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 93-99

About this book

Introduction

Environmentally Improved Production Processes and Products introduces students at institutes of higher education, company management, civil servants, professional designers and process engineers to the field of environmentally oriented product and process improvement. The book deals with improvements that are integrated into processes and products. It differs from other books currently available in that it covers both production and products. It is also different because both social/economic and technical aspects of the improvement of products and production processes are dealt with, rather than the more usual focus either on technical or on social and/or economic aspects. Another characteristic is the wide range of production processes and products covered, ranging from bakeries to olive growing, from nuclear power plants to glues, from office chairs to breweries, and from television sets to steel plants. Geographical coverage ranges from Sweden to China and from India to Italy and the USA.

Keywords

life cycle life-cycle assessment (LCA) production research

Authors and affiliations

  • Lucas┬áReijnders
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1596-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7215-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1596-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0926-9711
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