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    • An assessment of green practices in a hotel supply chain: A study of UAE hotels 

      Al-Aomar, Raid; Hussain, Matloub (Elsavier, 2017-05-06)
      The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework for green assessment across a hotel supply chain. The proposed framework was derived from the theory of “value creation” with a focus on green awareness, green know-how, ...
    • Global and Environmental Health- Risks and Challenges 

      Mfarrej, Manar Fawzi Bani (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing,, 2017)
      This book is written in an attempt to place all the global and environmental health risks and challenges in our modern world in one volume. Topics as environment and health, pollution, global warming, population explosion, ...
    • Implementing Lean Manufacturing in the Sewing Industry 

      Mohammed S. Obeidat; Z.J. Pei; Al-Aomar, Raid (Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)}, 2012)
      Lean manufacturing has been adopted in a number of industries including electronics, automotive, and consumer products manufacturing. Several industries are questioning the applicability of lean manufacturing principles. ...
    • Management models of municipal solid waste: a review focusing on socio economic factors 

      Jacob, Cherian; Jacob, Jolly (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012-09-04)
      Waste management is a complex process that requires a lot of information from various sources such as factors on waste generation and waste quantity forecasts. When operations related to promotion of waste management systems ...
    • Optimizing waste collection In an organized industrial region: a case study 

      Tuğçe Gizem Martağan; Gurdal Ertek; Ş. İlker Birbil; Murat Yaşar (Izmir University of Economics 2006, 2006)
      In this paper we present a case study which involves the design of a supply chain network for industrial waste collection. The problem is to transport metal waste from 17 factories to containers and from containers to a ...
    • Waste-to-energy: An opportunity for a new industrial typology in Abu Dhabi 

      Paleologos, Evan K.; Caratelli, Paolo; El Amrousi, Mohamed (Elsevier, 2016-03)
      Despite the current strides in recycling in both the USA and Europe the remaining amounts of waste that need to be disposed of keep on increasing. Reversal of this trend is extremely challenging, given the expected increase ...
    • Waste-to-energy: An opportunity for a new industrial typology in Abu Dhabi 

      Paleologos, Evan K.; Caratelli, Paolo; El Amrousi, Mohamed (Elsevier, 2016)
      Despite the current strides in recycling in both the USA and Europe the remaining amounts of waste that need to be disposed of keep on increasing. Reversal of this trend is extremely challenging, given the expected increase ...