Often, it is not strictly the cost of specialized tools and “green” materials that negatively impacts the leaders in a manufacturing company’s willingness to change, but a certain mindset. As such, an extensive overhaul in terms of thinking within the manufacturing industry is needed before real, far-reaching change can be implemented. It isn’t until this major shift in the manufacturing sector is realized that significant environmental improvement of any proportion can take place.
For further examples of eco-friendlier manufacturing materials, please see the accompanying resource.
Graphic created by Rhinehart Finishing.