08 Feb '12, 12pm

DuPont’s Six Ways to Achieve Zero Landfill Waste @DuPont_ability @DuPont_News @triplepundit

DuPont’s Six Ways to Achieve Zero Landfill Waste @DuPont_ability @DuPont_News @triplepundit

DuPont’s Building Innovations business unit, maker of Corian and Tyvek, has successfully cut its annual landfill waste stream from 81 million pounds to zero . Dave Walter, America Business Manager and a Six Sigma black belt, led the team that created this result. Walter explains, “DuPont’s Building Innovations moving to zero landfill waste was accomplished through committed people working together effectively enabled by Six Sigma process methodologies.” The following outlines six best practices cited by Walter that enabled DuPont’s success in achieving zero landfill waste stream results: 1. Customer Alignment. There was a strong customer focus to DuPont’s efforts. Their customers were going green and looking for green suppliers. Our customers are increasingly adopting LEED or similar standards. Our motivation to pursue zero landfill was to gain leadership alignment with ou...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/best-practices-dupont...

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