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Industry: commercial airline manufacturing
Project Type: hazardous waste reduction
Location: Portland, OR
Jake Price interned with Boeing to assess their process for manufacturing airplane parts and identify improvements to reduce hazardous and solid waste. For their efforts, the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association recognized Jake and Boeing with an award in 2020.
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing Portland is a manufacturing plant that provides flight-critical parts to commercial airplanes. The company has aggressive environmental targets to reach in 2018-2025 that include reductions in hazardous and solid waste. Working with OASE, Boeing identified three potential areas of waste reduction:
For their efforts in waste reduction, the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association recognized Jake and Boeing with an award in 2020.
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tons of solid waste