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An e-learning platform to support environmental compliance – part I: needs analysis and design
Current and emerging environmental legislation is driving organisations to become environmentally compliant thereby leading to improved environmental performance and reduced costs, time to market, regulatory concerns and ...
Development of a strategy tool for environmental compliance management
The EU environmental legislation restricts the use of certain substances in products and, in addition, sets targets for recovery of products reaching end-of-life(EOL). Little support is provided to producers on how to ...
Innovative management models: from scientific management to product-service systems
This paper seeks to explore innovative management models, in particular the journey these models have evolved over the years, from scientific management to product-service systems.
Sustainable manufacturing of composite pallet blocks using waste wood and tyre-derived materials
An innovative technology is proposed by the Tyre/Wood Block LIFE project for manufacturing of compressed pallet blocks by introducing materials other than virgin timber into the compound: contaminated waste wood and waste ...
Products end-of-life scenario modelling using linear algebra
There are several options at the end-of-life (EOL) of a product: reuse/part reclamation, remanufacturing, recycling, incineration (with or without energy recovery) or disposal to landfill. Each option has an economic, an ...
LCA/LCC tools for environmental compliance
SMEs are increasingly aware of the importance of the environmental impact of their business especially because of customer and legislation demands to support organisations complying with environmental directives. The authors ...
Life cycle cost estimation tool for decision-making in the early phases of the design process
Design is a process that involves information processing and decision-making. As cost is an important factor that must be considered in the decision-making at this phase, proper information about costs is extremely important ...