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  1. 1. Greening the Supply Chain An Innovative Government-Industry Partnership Linda Darveau US EPA Region I
  2. 2. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Darveau, US EPA - EPA’s view of Greening the Supply Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Patti Carrier, NHBB- One company’s view of Greening the Supply Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Judy Woldarczyk, ConnSTEP- GSN, Lean & Green Supply Chain and the MEP Mission. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>OEM’s are now assembly plants </li></ul><ul><li>Regulated processes are outsourced to small manufacturers. </li></ul><ul><li>OEMS not held responsible for the full environmental impact of their products. </li></ul><ul><li>Greening the Supply Chain leverages environmental improvement at small manufacturers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Greening The Supply Chain <ul><li>Why do OEMS want to Green their Supply Chain? </li></ul><ul><li>Economics-cost savings to suppliers and eventually to OEM </li></ul><ul><li>Liability-on time delivery with reliable suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Quality-critical suppliers meet specs, especially in Aerospace </li></ul>
  5. 5. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><ul><li>EMS-Fits the need </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User groups: First developed by Southern Cal. Trade Assoc. & Region 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Region I twist- using the supply chain market forces to promote environmental management systems among small manufacturers. </li></ul><ul><li>Six-eight month program based on EMS template </li></ul>
  6. 6. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Incentives for small company: </li></ul><ul><li>Chance to develop relationship w/major customer </li></ul><ul><li>Free training </li></ul><ul><li>On site assistance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Benefits to the Environment: </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching companies we don’t normally see. </li></ul><ul><li>Instilling continuous improvement ethic in small companies-ends enforcement cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing of information among small companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Improving communication between OEMs and Suppliers results in reduced environmental impact. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Projects : </li></ul><ul><li>- Raytheon: RCRA,TRI,Tier 2, Safety Training,chemical management service </li></ul><ul><li>New Hampshire Ball Bearings: EMS User Group, nine companies participated. </li></ul><ul><li>Pratt & Whitney/Hartford: EMS, Five companies participated. Ongoing supplier support-Chrome Summit </li></ul><ul><li>Pratt & Whitney/North Berwick: EMS, Ten companies participated. </li></ul><ul><li>Hamilton Sundstrand/Windsor Locks, ten companies participated </li></ul>
  9. 9. Haz Waste 1200lbs $600.00 R.Labs ISO $240,00 $10,000 $10,000 K&K ISO Cooper Haz waste Alltex Chem. use $1500 Armoloy Sludge,acetone $17,000 CMF Future Targets Solid Waste Water Savings Energy Savings NHBB
  10. 10. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Critical components for a successful project: </li></ul><ul><li>OEM support-preferably from purchasing, management </li></ul><ul><li>On site assistance ( intern, MEP) </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics-site access </li></ul>
  11. 11. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Green Suppliers Network- EPA Headquarters funded program, $2500 for each review, $1000.00 follow up $ </li></ul><ul><li>Using tools developed by NIST-MEP’s </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot with GM-Saturn suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Goal-develop self sustaining industry association to promote value stream mapping workshops </li></ul><ul><li>EPA.gov/p2/programs/gsn </li></ul>
  12. 12. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>New England Aerospace Project </li></ul><ul><li>6 pilots at suppliers who service Aerospace industry </li></ul><ul><li>Chrome plater in Ct-saved </li></ul><ul><li>$450,000/year </li></ul><ul><li>6 pilots = savings of > 5 Million </li></ul>
  13. 13. Greening the Supply Chain <ul><li>Next Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>-SEP’s </li></ul><ul><li>-Use approach for other sectors-Fed Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>-Integrate into Performance Track Program </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into UNH P2 Internship Program </li></ul><ul><li>-Expansion of Aerospace in NE </li></ul><ul><li>-New Haven Project-Funded by OAQPS, using EPA funded inventory of sources. </li></ul>