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|Main Title||The lean and environment toolkit : identify and eliminate waste; reduce business costs and risk; improve environmental results.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Subjects||Environmental management--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Industrial management--Environmental aspects--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Environmental protection--United States ; Total quality management--United States ; Lean manufacturing--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|Additional Subjects||Environmental management ; Lean implementation ; Toolkit (Version 10) ; Business enterprises ; Management planning and control ; Strategies ; Waste elinination ; Quality enhancement ; US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ; EPA's Lean Manufacturing and Environment Initiative|
|Collation||iii, 88 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.|
This Lean and Environment Toolkit (Version 1.0) offers practical strategies and techniques to Lean implementers about how to improve Lean results-waste elimination, quality enhancement, and delivery of value to customers-while achieving environmental performance goals. The toolkit also provides tools to help your organization get better environmental performance from Lean efforts on the shop floor. Lean production and Lean manufacturing refer to a customer-focused business model and collection of methods that focuses on the elimination of waste (non-value added activity) while delivering quality products on time and at a low cost. The toolkit assumes that you are familiar with Lean methods and their implementation.
Cover title. Shipping list no.: 2007-0027-P. Includes bibliographical references. "EPA-100-K-06-003"--P.  of cover. Toolkit prepared for EPA with the assistance of Ross & Associates Environmental Consulting, Ltd ... under contract to Industrial Economics, Inc.
Identifying environmental wastes -- Value stream mapping -- Kaizen events -- Pollution prevention resources.