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Ways to Encourage Re-manufacturing as Nigeria Seeks to Transition into a Green Economy

  • Ifije Ohiomah
  • Clinton Aigbavboa
  • Jan Harm Pretorius
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 793)

Abstract

Remanufacturing restores end of life products to almost new, it is a form of sustainability. The research set out to identify the ways remanufacturing can be encouraged as the Nigeria economy seeks to transition to a green economy. A questionnaire survey was used to establish the ways of encouraging remanufacturing in the Nigeria economy. Data analysis involving mean item score revealed the development of the take-back scheme, implementation of landfill bans of the end of life products, clear definition of remanufacturing, non-stringent legislation by the government on remanufacturing, development of infrastructure to support remanufacturing. The conclusion reveals that development of a take-back scheme, implementing of landfills, a clear definition of remanufacturing, non-stringent legislation by the government on remanufacturing and the development of infrastructure to support remanufacturing are the top five ways to encourage remanufacturing in Nigeria.

Keywords

Sustainability Remanufacturing Green economy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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