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Applying Lean Tools and Principles to Improve Sustainability of Waste Management: A Case Study

Version 1 : Received: 13 June 2018 / Approved: 13 June 2018 / Online: 13 June 2018 (14:33:00 CEST)

How to cite: Dat Minh, N.; Danh Nguyen, N.; Kien Cuong, P. Applying Lean Tools and Principles to Improve Sustainability of Waste Management: A Case Study. Preprints 2018, 2018060214 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201806.0214.v1). Dat Minh, N.; Danh Nguyen, N.; Kien Cuong, P. Applying Lean Tools and Principles to Improve Sustainability of Waste Management: A Case Study. Preprints 2018, 2018060214 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201806.0214.v1).

Abstract

Lean is one of the systematic approach to achieve higher value for organizations through eliminate non-value-added activities. It is an integrated set of tools, techniques, and principles designed to optimize cost, quality and delivery while improving safety. In Vietnam, industry waste management and treatment has become serious issue. The aim of this research is to present the effective of Lean application for industrial wastes collecting and delivery improvement. Through a case study, this paper showed the way of Lean tools and principles applied for wastes management and treatment such as Value Stream Mapping, Pull system, Visual Control, and Andon.... to get benefit on both economic and environment. In addition, the results introduced a good experience for Vietnamese enterprises in cost saving and sustainable development in waste management.

Subject Areas

Lean, Just in Time, Pull System, Waste Management, Sustainable improvement, Waste flow Mapping.

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