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Prioritizing Drivers and Barriers for Applying Green Manufacturing with a System Model Approach: A Case Study
International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019, Pages: 21-28
Received: Jan. 7, 2019; Accepted: Feb. 19, 2019; Published: Mar. 12, 2019
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Sumaiya Shahria, Department of Textile Engineering, Khwaja Yunus Ali University, Sirajganj, Bangladesh
Mst. Nazma Sultana, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh
Md. Tariquzzaman, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh
Md. Habibur Rahman, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh
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Green manufacturing is the process of producing product by minimizing natural resource use, reducing environmental pollution or wastes. Garment industry in Bangladesh plays a vital role in the country’s economy. But most of these industries are indifferent to environmental regulation. A huge amount of river water is being polluted daily by the dyeing sections. So it is necessary to treat the water to a standard level before discharge. The purpose of this research is to establish an approach for the modification of dyeing section of textile industries. Before going to the approach a survey with some questionnaire was performed to identify drivers and barriers regarding green manufacturing implementation. Then these drivers and barriers were ranked with fuzzy TOPSIS tool. A system model was followed for making an approach of green manufacturing. ETP (Effluent Treatment plant) plant is suggested along with an existing dyeing process for treating waste water.
Green Manufacturing, Drivers, Barriers, System Model, Effluent Treatment Plant, Fuzzy
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Sumaiya Shahria, Mst. Nazma Sultana, Md. Tariquzzaman, Md. Habibur Rahman, Prioritizing Drivers and Barriers for Applying Green Manufacturing with a System Model Approach: A Case Study, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2019, pp. 21-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20190701.15
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