Paul Akers welcomes Hingepoint on their Lean journey, reminding them that Lean is all about eliminating waste and making their work more enjoyable.
“‘I’ve noticed in my time at Toyota that the environmental lens is a way of focusing problem solving,’ says Ryan McMullan, environmental and safety manager for Toyota. Back in the 1950s, when Toyota put forward the idea of continuous improvement, eliminating various kinds of waste from production became an important step in the process. Now that step includes identifying wasted resources such as water, fuel, and materials. ‘The approach Toyota took allowed environmental and financial success to go hand in hand,’ McMullan says.” To read this whole post by Alyssa Danigelis in Environmental Leader, press here.
Paul Akers and his Mom check out customer waste at the Broken Yolk Restaurant.