The Economics of Implementing ISO 14001
Marine activities are environmentally sensitive, and this paper outlines waste management for a ship conversion company. Minimizing waste, reuse, recycling, and landfill are options in a hierarchy. Production process and waste handling were improved using industrial engineering and other techniques. A cost/benefit analysis showed ISO 140 as a potential source of competitive advantage as well as ensuring compliance with legislation.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 August 2001
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