Manufacturers are facing pressure from regulators and customers to document their impact on the environment, including not only the simple carbon footprint, but other gas emissions, discharges to waterways, landfills, and product life cycle impacts. How can enterprise software help?
waste disposal information
equipment, while associated regulation, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulates the disposal of these products. RoHS and WEEE focus on certain heavy metals, specifically lead, mercury, cadmium, and hexavalent chromium. In Europe, these regulations also cover the flame retardants polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), while states like California do not, as of yet, deal with these substances in their RoHS regulations. California does, however, already