What's the Difference Between Lean and Green Manufacturing? [Infographic]

The goal of lean manufacturing is to tighten up efficiency, cut down on wasted time, maximize talent and reduce waste. It sounds a lot like the benefits of going green, too. Let's look at some of the similarities, where green manufacturing intersects with lean principles.

(Image Credit: Bishop-Wisecarver Group)

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