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Environmentally Benign Manufacturing: Trends in Europe, Japan, and the USA

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Dave Allen, Cindy Murphy

University of Texas, Austin, Austin, TX 78712

Diana Bauer

EPA, Washington, DC

Bert Bras

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA 30332

Tim Gutowski

M.I.T., Cambridge, MA 02139

Tom Piwonka

Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Paul Sheng

McKinsey, Austin, TX 78712

John Sutherland

Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI 49931

Deborah Thurston

Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

Egon Wolff

Caterpillar, Peoria, IL 61629

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(4), 908-920 (Oct 23, 2002) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1505855 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online October 23, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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EPA toxic release inventory releases for 1998 by category (EPA 1998a)
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1990 per capita waste for US, Japan and EU (Park and Labys, 1998)

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