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Economic and Environmental Advantages of Rubber Recycling

Abstract : This research aims to evaluate the economic and environmental advantages of the adoption of Cleaner Production practices in a rubber products manufacturer. The inappropriate waste disposal of rubber was an issue to be solved, so recycle this material was the way to mitigate environmental impact. The economic gain was evaluated by calculating the return over investment and the environmental benefits through the methodology of mass intensity factor. The results showed a return over investment in 17 months, however the most expressive advantage was at the environmental perspective.
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Geraldo Oliveira Neto, Henrricco Tucci, Luiz Pinto, Ivanir Costa, Roberto Leite. Economic and Environmental Advantages of Rubber Recycling. IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS), Sep 2016, Iguassu Falls, Brazil. pp.818-824, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-51133-7_96⟩. ⟨hal-01615797⟩



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