Nowadays the change within people life-style contributes to develop the food catering sector and restaurants and canteens become a significant source of waste due to packaging. The present manuscript explores the main features and procedures of the logistic network involving vendors, DCs and restaurants throughout the Italian catering chain. Packaging waste issue might be addressed through the adoption of a Reusable Plastic Containers (RPC) as well as has already applied within the grocery chain. An Italian case study is presented and results of both economical and environmental assessments are proposed and discussed

Economical and Environmental Assessment of Multi-Use Package within Food Catering Chain: an Italian Case Study

ACCORSI, RICCARDO;BORTOLINI, MARCO;FERRARI, EMILIO;MANZINI, RICCARDO;MORA, CRISTINA;PARESCHI, ARRIGO;REGATTIERI, ALBERTO
2011

Abstract

Nowadays the change within people life-style contributes to develop the food catering sector and restaurants and canteens become a significant source of waste due to packaging. The present manuscript explores the main features and procedures of the logistic network involving vendors, DCs and restaurants throughout the Italian catering chain. Packaging waste issue might be addressed through the adoption of a Reusable Plastic Containers (RPC) as well as has already applied within the grocery chain. An Italian case study is presented and results of both economical and environmental assessments are proposed and discussed
Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Food Supply Chain - WFSC 2011
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ACCORSI R.; BORTOLINI M.; FERRARI E.; MANZINI R.; MORA C.; PARESCHI A.; REGATTIERI A.
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