CMC’s David Collins made the case for considering the environmental impact of manufacturing operations in the EUROBIZ Magazine (published by the European Chamber of Commerce in China).

This article gives a number of ideas for saving money while undertaking “green manufacturing”:

  • Recycling
  • Reusable containers
  • Increasing transfer efficiency in painting processes
  • Selling paint leftovers
  • Recycling or reprocessing excess heat
  • Fitting machines with variable frequency drives
  • Managing quality better in order to avoid re-processing and scrap

You can read this article (and send it to your suppliers) here.