EPA’s Lean and Environment Initiative developed a series of toolkits in 2006 that offer practical techniques and strategies to help lean, environmental, and other specialists identify and eliminate waste. These toolkits draw heavily from the experience of organizations that have pioneered integrated approaches to lean and environmental decision-making, while delivering world class performance, exerting market leadership, and achieving bottom line results.
Written for lean operational managers, environmental practitioners, and lean practitioners, the hope is that these toolkits will help organizations to identify and eliminate environmental wastes using their existing process improvement program. If they don’t have one already, these toolkits will assist with setting up a new program. It can help align your environmental management systems goals and objectives as a routine part of your lean initiatives and business decisions.
|The Lean and the Environment Toolkit|
|Environmental Professional’s Guide to Lean and Six Sigma|
|Lean, Energy & Climate Toolkit|
|Lean and Water Toolkit|
|Lean and Chemicals Toolkit|
|Lean Manufacturing and the Environment|
|The Lean and Green Supply Chain|
Here are some additional guides and reports that you might find useful about government agencies applying Lean and Six Sigma