The reverse logistics as an environmental tool integrated to environmental management system for an effective management of solid industrial waste
by Maísa Brito De Aquino; Terezinha De Jesus Balieiro; Adriana Almeida Gomes; Marlene Araújo De Faria
Progress in Industrial Ecology, An International Journal (PIE), Vol. 8, No. 3, 2013

Abstract: This work is a study that delimited areas such as environmental management and reverse logistics. It aims at demonstrating the possibility of integrating these processes within organisational environment, to prove that ran this way, they turn the management of industrial generated solid waste more effective and it will mitigate the negative impacts resulting from production activities to the environment. Thus, we present the case study conducted at Philips do Brazil Company, located at Manaus Industrial Pole (MIP), which stands out in the electronic equipment manufacturing market. In the development and justification of the research, methodological procedures were used, characterised by a qualitative and descriptive approach. A bibliographic survey, documentary and field research was held. For data collection and analyses, an interview guide was used as instrument. Through the results, it was found the benefits obtained by the company with the creation and implementation of sustainable cycle programme.

Online publication date: Thu, 24-Apr-2014

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