Boeing says the alternate 787 final assembly line it expects to open at mid-year in North Charleston, S.C., is its first major commercial airplane production facility to require no waste material to be carted to landfills. The designation means all waste material and by-products generated at the site are either recycled, reused or "otherwise repurposed," the company says. Boeing has three other non-production sites that are termed "zero waste."
ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT
"Boeing's South Carolina Facility To Be Waste-Free" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…