Chapter 8The Sixth Green Waste: Emissions

In reviewing your value stream from the perspective of the environment and after assessing the first five wastes, you have identified many of the negative environmental impacts associated with your value stream and with the overall building that houses your operations. After assessing the waste of emissions, you will be one step away from having identified a majority if not all of your negative environmental impacts.

In scouting out the other wastes, you have indirectly identified the emissions being created. For example, in looking for energy waste, you may have identified an oven powered by electricity. The use of electricity on-site creates emissions from burning coal or other forms of energy generation ...

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