RLMT302 Environmental Issues in Reverse Logistics (3 semester hours)

This course provides students with an overview of sustainment of materials recovered from waste management programs. Students will study environmental regulations and their impact on company’s plans to dispose of unused or waste materials into landfills or recycling programs. Students will gain a perspective on how reverse logistics can work to improve the environment to help increase the value of the company’s products, and increase revenue in the process. The student will evaluate the direct and indirect impact of reverse logistics operations and the impact on the local, regional, and world environment. The “green” movement will be explored as a competitive advantage. The student will study various recycling processes for various products, from automotive to clothing to food and beverages.