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Reverse logistics in effective recovery of products from waste materials

Beullens, Patrick (2004) Reverse logistics in effective recovery of products from waste materials Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 3, (4), pp. 283-306. (doi:10.1007/s11157-004-2332-3).

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Technical solutions for the recovery of products from waste materials become more and more available. To have these new technologies implemented in a real world, a feasibility study is indispensable. For this purpose, it is often imperative to adopt the viewpoint of an individual firm and ask whether it would be wise to engage in product recovery activities or not. Aspects of economics and logistics are of prime importance here. Some important frameworks, models, and insights that have been developed in recent years are described in this paper

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Published date: December 2004
Keywords: reverse logistics, economics of recovery, management of remanufacturing, management of recycling, collection system design
Organisations: Operational Research


Local EPrints ID: 205843
ISSN: 1569-1705
PURE UUID: 3674c40a-a659-4c01-83c6-7fb7e78ebcd9

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Date deposited: 14 Dec 2011 11:33
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:04

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