Core Disciplines: Sustainability
DESCRIPTION: This note, which is intended to accompany the McDonald's case series, gives an overview of different methods for dealing with municipal solid waste. Facts and statistics concerning the most common methods of waste management, including landfilling, incinerating, recycling, and composting are discussed.
TEACHING POINTS: The McDonald's Case series can be used to: Discuss how to develop partnerships between businesses and environmental groups. Understand how to use life cycle analysis (LCA) for decision making. Analyze how environmental issues impact corporate strategy.
Secondary Tags: Business and Society; Culture; Government & Policy
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