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Lean & Green 3-Part Video Series
Abstract: Uses Washington's Columbia Paint project examples to discuss these topics (on video) 1) How to Integrate Lean and Green 2) 12 Lean Tips for EH&S Professionals 3) How Lean and Green can go Viral
Source: Straus Forest
Lean and Environment Case Study: Woodfold Mfg., Inc. (Oregon)
Abstract: A team worked to identify numerous environmental improvements during a value stream mapping exercise. Implementation resulted in $40k annual savings.
Lean and Environment Case Study: Canyon Creek Cabinet Company (Monroe, Washington) [PDF]
Abstract: Pilot project to integrate lean and environment in two processing areas at Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. Saved over $1.2M per year due to environmental and efficiency improvements.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
Lean Manufacturing and Environment: Case Studies & Best Practices
Abstract: 15 real-world examples and short case studies of the types of environmental benefits that result from lean implementation at various organizations.
Source: US EPA
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