Leather Waste Management Scenario in Developed and Developing Nations
K. Koppiahraj1, S. Bathrinath2, S. Saravana Sankar3
1K.Koppiahraj, Department of Mechancical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education College, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.
2S.Bathrinath, Department of Mechancical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education College, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.
3S.Saravana Sankar, Department of Mechancical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education College, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 24 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 852-857 | Volume-9 Issue-1S4 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: A10561291S419/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A1056.1291S419
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Abstract: Solid waste management has been a serious issue of concern for both developing and developed nations as it stands out to be a potential threat in term of health hazards, environmental exploitation and economic burden. Hence, a properly well-designed eco-friendly solid waste management system is mandatory. Most of the developed countries had witnessed success in handling solid waste generated by households and industries by implementing closed-loop supply chain management (CLSCM) and majorly by outsourcing. But, solid waste management scenario in developing nations is entirely different and is not even in initial stage. This paper specially emphasize on leather industries solid waste management as leather industries around the world possess threat to mankind and environment. In this study, papers on leather solid waste management is selected and reviewed. Finally, a strategic comparison is made between the waste management techniques followed in developing and developed nation.
Keywords: Closed-Loop Supply Chain Management, Leather Industries, Outsourcing, Solid Waste Management.
Scope of the Article: Solid Mechanics