News tagged with waste

Embedding safety into the lean philosophy

Lean manufacturing involves minimizing expenses by attempting to eradicate waste, waste of materials, energy, and human resources. But, if lean efforts are at the cost of safety then that is a bad thing for any company, research ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Economics & Business
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What sewage can tell us about health

The maxim "one man's trash is another man's treasure" certainly describes the work of Mariana G. Matus: The fourth-year PhD student in computational and systems biology at MIT is part of a team collecting samples of sewage ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Other
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