Ioana A. Negroiu, Cornelia A. Bulucea, Carmen A. Bulucea, Ionel L. Alboteanu



Approaching the Integrated Waste Management in a Natural Juices Company within the Framework of Cleaner Production

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This paper addresses some aspects illustrating sustainable energy and matter conversion processes within a natural juices company. Increasing efforts are being expended to enhance the sustainability of technologies for fruits and vegetables processing systems, and supporting a sustainable waste management is a key way of thinking towards cleaner production. Following the idea, this paper addresses some aspects of the manufacturing processes sustainability within a natural juices company. The fruits fermentation process and the best available techniques to obtain natural juices are presented. A systemic approach of the technological flux in a natural juices company is carried out, emphasizing the inputs and outputs, as well as the co-products and waste at all stages of the manufacturing process. The paper supports the findings that within the framework of cleaner production a systemic approach of the fruits and vegetables processing enhances the sustainable operation of a natural juices company.


cleaner production, fruits fermentation, industrial ecology, natural juice, waste management


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Ioana A. Negroiu, Cornelia A. Bulucea, Carmen A. Bulucea, Ionel L. Alboteanu. (2017) Approaching the Integrated Waste Management in a Natural Juices Company within the Framework of Cleaner Production. International Journal of Environmental Science, 2, 335-342


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