Because of this high risk potential, waste of defects can be the most costly of all the wastes. It may cost you a customer, which will result in lost future sales. This is a major reason why lean promotes building quality into your process as one of it's main principles.
Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling, or disposal are also considered e-waste. Informal processing of e-waste in developing countries can lead to adverse human health effects and environmental pollution.
Green Waste. Recycle your yard trimmings and other greenwaste to keep it out of our landfills. Please contribute to the recycling circle by placing loose yard waste materials in your charcoal gray 96-gallon greenwaste container alongside your trash and recycling carts on your regularly scheduled service day.
EPA developed hazardous waste regulations that define in more detail what materials are solid waste for the purposes of RCRA Subtitle C (hazardous waste) regulation. Simply defined, a hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it dangerous or capable of having a harmful effect on human health or the environment.
Inappropriate processing-- Overly elaborate and expensive equipment is wasteful if simpler machinery would work as well. Excessive inventory wastes resources through costs of storage and maintenance. Unnecessary motion-- Resources are wasted when workers have to bend, reach or walk distances to do their jobs.
It is important to note that the definition of solid waste is not limited to wastes that are physically solid. Many solid wastes are liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material. A solid waste is any material that is discarded by being: Abandoned: The term abandoned means thrown away.
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Waste of Overproduction Waste of overproduction is considered the worst of the 7 wastes of lean manufacturing. When the basic concepts of Just In Time are considered, which are building what is needed, when it's needed, in the quantity needed, it's no wonder waste of overproduction is considered the worst waste.
Waste of motion will be prevelant in any company be it a production facility, office or a retail store. In order to reduce or eliminate this type of waste, areas such as bending, reaching, lifting and excess walking must be looked at for better methods.
Waste of Waiting. Waste of waiting can be found in many forms. It can be very obvious in some situations, yet very difficult to see in others. Some of the more obvious forms of waiting will be evident when there are component shortages on a production line, or when a machine is down.