WOW Manufacturing: An Attempt to Win the War on Waste

Building Material

Generation of waste is unavoidable but making use of the waste, generated in a smart way is a new approach the industry has taken. Cement industry is a torch bearer in this new approach. Sanjay Joshi, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd is taking us through the various facets of war on waste.

The fight for reducing wastage is almost as old as the history of manufacturing. Some amount of wastage is inevitable and often written off as part of the production costs. However, the struggle to contain waste kicked in as soon as manufacturers realised that reducing waste was a more efficient way of increasing their profits as opposed to raising prices. Today the aim for reducing waste is not just about the profit margins. Modern producers also see it as a s