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Green manufacturing practices among wooden furniture manufacturers in Malaysia

Ratnasingam, Jegatheswaran and Wagner, Karl (2009) Green manufacturing practices among wooden furniture manufacturers in Malaysia. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 67 (4). 485-486 . ISSN 0018-3768

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00107-009-0341-1

Abstract

The adoption of green manufacturing practices by the Malaysian wooden furniture industry is limited as is shown by a questionnaire-based survey of wooden furniture manufacturers. The lack of price premium for green furniture products and the high cost involved in adopting such practices have been identified as the major restraints. Currently most green manufacturing practices are related to the use of environmental-friendly materials.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Environmental-friendly, Furniture industry, Green manufacturing, High costs, Malaysia, Malaysians, Price premiums
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Forestry
DOI Number:10.1007/s00107-009-0341-1
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ID Code:5662
Deposited By: Norhazura Hamzah
Deposited On:30 Apr 2010 12:29
Last Modified:03 Aug 2010 11:44

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