Environmental Costs Classification : Prevention Activities Essay

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Environmental costs classification Prevention Activities: - Offer free coach buses to commute to and from Apple’s corporate offices(A) - Install high-definition flow sensors and sub-meters in landscaping to reduce irrigation needs (W) - Create new solar energy projects (W) - Develop an innovative cooling system to reuse water (W) - Design light and small packaging (L) - Create technologies that use paper more efficiently (L) - Form own green chemistry advisory board to minimize or eliminate toxin in supply chain (L) - Recycle Apple products(A) - Invent Liam, new iPhone recycling robot Detection Activities: - Conduct regular audits to ensure that suppliers source virgin paper form sustainably managed forests or controlled wood source (L) - Detailed energy audits at supplier facilities(A) - Regular audits of the Transportation, Disposal, and Storage Facilities (TSDF)(A) - Assess the different chemicals using 18 different criteria(AW) - Testing hazardous chemicals (AW) - Measure water footprint (W) Internal Failure Activities: - After Apple identify toxins from manufacturing, recycling processes and products, Apple reduce them, remove them, or develop new materials that are safer(AW) - Reengineered manufacturing process to reincorporate the scrap aluminum(A) - Recycling scrap(AWL) - Diverted pounds of materials from landfill through recycling and composting(L) External Failure Activities: - Tons of greenhouse gas emissions (77%manufacturing.17% product usage,1%
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