Sustainability Metrics At the Process and Product Level

Monday, October 17, 2011: 12:30 PM
101 E (Minneapolis Convention Center)

This session solicits research and presentations that attempt to measure and quantify environmental metrics pertaining to endeavors that have been implemented at the plant process and final product level. The performance of metrics use to minimize the facility's environmental footprint from operations to final product life cycle will also be evaluated.

Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17), Sustainable Engineering Forum (23), Topical B: 1st Annual World Congress on Sustainable Engineering (TB), Environmental Division (09)

Larry Erickson

Urmila D. Diwekar

12:30 PM
(124a) GREENSCOPE: A Method for Modeling Chemical Process Sustainability
Raymond L. Smith, Gerardo J. Ruiz-Mercado and Michael A. Gonzalez

1:20 PM
(124c) Use of Life Cycle Assessment to Evaluate the Sustainable Manufacture of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Pregabalin
Mariano J. Savelski, C. Stewart Slater, Peter J. Dunn, Donald J. Knoechel and Christine M. Visnic

1:45 PM
(124d) Sustainable Supply Chain Design by the P-Graph Framework
Istvan Heckl, Heriberto Cabezas, Ferenc Friedler and L. T. Fan

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