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UK supermarkets face mounting pressure to cut food waste

Tesco revealed that 68% of bagged salad was thrown out – 35% of it in the home. It also found that 40% of apples were wasted, and just under half of bakery items.

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Danish Lean & Green Network is Launched

Mandag Morgen (Monday Morning) has recently introduced a new network called Lean&Green that I believe is within your interest. In the following you can read more about the network as well an analysis that will be published in the next issue of Navigation. You can also find […]

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Guest Blog: Green Construction Trends

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Conserve — and Save Money! By Sam Marquit If you’re a commercial contractor and you haven’t yet gotten involved in environmentally friendly construction, now is the time. The worldwide market for green construction is set to explode, from a total of $116 billion in […]

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Book Review by Bill Bellows

Renowned quality guru, Bill Bellows of Pratt and Whitney reviews “Creating a Lean & Green Business System”.  

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How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint in a Large Company

By Brion Hurley, Rockwell Collins   As I became more aware of environmental problems and climate change, I became more aware of how I directly impacted carbon emissions. I wanted to make a difference. The best way to make a difference is to get involved in your […]

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Environment is Free; But its Not a Gift

By K. Zokaei According to Jonathon Porritt, Founder and Director of Forum for the Future, a “governance shift” is occurring in the field of sustainability, with governments stepping back and businesses stepping forward to lead the change. The whole idea of democratically elected governments caring for the future […]

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Book launch is a resounding success

We were delighted to co-host the official book launch of the recently published book Creating a Lean and Green Business System, together with Adnams Plc. The evening event took place at an Adnams pub located at Tower Bridge in London. It was a great evening, very well attended […]

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Lean & Green client highly commended for their improvements

The editorial team at the LeanandGreenBusiness.com would like to congratulate the Greencore ‘Food to Go’ team at Manton Wood on being highly commended at the Made In Midlands Awards for its initiative which has driven a significant reduction in wastage at the site. The Made In Midlands Awards, organised […]

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New phase of Courtauld Commitment targets a further 1.1 million tonnes waste reduction

9th May 2013 The grocery sector continues to show its commitment to reducing food and drink waste as 45 signatories join the third phase of the Courtauld Commitment, launched today. Signatories including all major grocery retailers, and many household brands and manufacturers*, could reduce waste by 1.1 […]

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Sustainability movement stands where the “quality movement” stood 40 years ago!

Read this blog on Lean Insider. Can Lean Be Green? On May 19, at the upcoming Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) annual conference in Puerto Rico, Keivan Zokaei will introduce his latest book, Creating a Lean and Green Business System: Techniques for Improving Profits and Sustainability, which […]

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