References about legislation


[1] DARBY, L., OBARA, L. Household recycling behaviour and attitudes towards the disposal of small electrical and electronic equipment, Resources, conservation and recycling, 2005.

[2] ROSSEM, C. van Individual Producer Responsibility in the WEEE Directive, Doctoral Dissertation - The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, 2008.

[3] BOHR, P. The Economics of Electronics Recycling: New Approaches to Extended Producer Responsibility, Doktorarbeit von der Fakultät VII Wirtschaft & Management der Technischen Universität Berlin, 2007.

[4] SILVA, B. D. da, OLIVEIRA, F. C., MARTINS, D. L. Resíduos eletroeletrônicos no Brasil, 2008.

[5] WILTS, H., BRINGEZU, S., BLEISCHWITZ, R., LUCAS R., WITTMER, D. Challenges of metal recycling and an international covenant as possible instrument of a globally extended producer responsibility, Waste Management & Research, 2011.

[6] WIESMETH, H., HÄCKL, D. How to successfully implement extended producer responsibility: considerations from an economic point of view, Waste Management & Research, 2011.

 [7] SELIGER, G., KERNBAUM, S., ZETTL, M. Remanufacturing approaches contributing to sustainable engineering, Gestão e Produção, 2006.

 [8] LEBRETON, B., TUMA, A. A quantitative approach to assessing the profitability of car and truck tire remanufacturing, International journal of production economics, 2004.

 [9] SAAVEDRA, Y. M.B., BARQUET, A. P.B., ROZENFELD, H, FORCELLINI, F. A., OMETTO, A. R. Remanufacturing in Brazil: case studies on the automotive sector, Journal of Cleaner Production, 53, 2013, 267-276.

 [10] ANDRADE; E.M., FERREIRA, A.C., SANTOS, F.C.A. Tipologia De Sistemas De Logística Reversa baseada nos processos de recuperação de valor: estudo de três casos empresariais, SIMPOI Anais, 2009.

 [11] WALTHER, G., STEINBORN, J., SPENGLER, T.S., LUGER, T., HERRMANN, C. Implementation of the WEEE-directive— economic effects and improvement potentials for reuse and recycling in Germany, Springer-Verlag London Limited, 2009.

 [12] DITZEL, I.C.R. Logística reversa e a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos, Centro Universitário Leonardo da Vinci, 2012.

 [13] BRAHMS, T., KÜHNE, U., ALBERS, H., GREINER, S.: Feasibility study for the recycling of composite material (MAVEFA).

 [14] MARCHI, C.M.D.F. Cenário mundial dos resíduos sólidos e o comportamento corporativo brasileiro frente à logística reversa, Perspectivas em Gestão & Conhecimento, João Pessoa, 1 (2), 2011, 118-135, 2011.

References about manufacturing barriers


[15] JACOBSSON, N. Emerging Product Strategies: Selling services of remanufactured products. Master. The International Institute of Industrial Environmental Economics – Lund University, Sweden, 2000.

[16] GUIDE, V. D. R. Jr.; HARRISON, T. P.; VAN WASSENHOVE, L. N. The Challenge of Closed-Loop Supply Chains, 33 (6), 2003, 3–6.

[17] ÖSTLIN, J. On Remanufacturing Systems: Analyzing and Managing Material Flows and Remanufacturing Processes. Master (Business and Engineering), Linkoping University, Sweden, 2008.

[18] ÖSTLIN, J.; SUNDIN, E.; BJÖRKMAN, M. Importance of closed-loop supply chain relationships for product remanufacturing. International Journal of Production Economics, 115, 2008,336– 348

[19] FERGUSON, M. E.; TOKTAY, L. B. The Effect of Competition on Recovery Strategies. Technology and Operations Management, INSEAD, 2004.

[20] TOFFEL, M. W. Strategic Management of Product Recovery. California management review, 46(2), 2004.

[21] TOKTAY, L. B.; WEIN, L. M., ZENIOS, S. A. Inventory Management of Remanufacturable. Management Science, 46 (11), 2000, 1412-1426.

[22] SUNDIN, E. Product and Process Design for Successful Remanufacturing. 2004. Master. Mechanical Engineering Department, Linkoping University, Sweden, 2004.

[23]GUIDE, V. D. R. Jr; TEUNTER, R. H.; VAN WASSENHOVE, L. N. Matching Demand and Supply to Maximize Profits from Remanufacturing. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 5 (4), 2003, 303–316.

[24] KING, A; M.; BURGUESS, S. C. The development of a remanufacturing platform design: a strategic response to the Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Proc. IMechE Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 219, 2005, 623 – 631.

[25] BARKER, S.; KING, A. Organizing Reuse: Managing the Process of Design For Remanufacture (DFR). POMS 18th Annual Conference Dallas, Texas, EUA. 2007.

[26] FERRER, G.; WHYBARK, D. C. From Garbage to Goods: Successful Remanufacturing Systems and Skills. Business Horizons, 2000.

[27] AMEZQUITA, T. HAMMOND, R. SALAZAR, M.; BRAS, B. Characterizing the remanufacturability of engineering systems. Proceedings of ASME Advances in Design Automation Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 82, 1995, 271-278.

[28] STEINHILPER, I. R.; BRENT, A. Saving Product Lives in Global and Local Remanufacturing Networks: A Scientific and Commercial Work Report and an Outlook. Third International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing. Tokyo, Japan, 2003.

[29] IJOMAH W. L., et al. Development of design for remanufacturing guidelines to support sustainable manufacturing. Robot Comput Integr Manuf, 2007.

[30] NASR, N.; THURSTON, M. Remanufacturing: A Key Enabler to Sustainable Product Systems. 13th CIRP International Conference On Life Cycle Engineering. Proceedings of LCE, 2006.

[31] GIUNTINI, R. Crafting an OEM Warranty Program for a Remanufactured/Overhauled Capital Good. White paper, 2008, 1-21.

[32] GEYER, R.; JACKSON, T. Supply Loops and Their Constraints: The Industrial Ecology of Recycling and Reuse. California Management Review, 46 (2), 2004, 55-73.

[33] IJOMAH, W. L.; CHILDE, S.; MCMAHON, C. Remanufacturing: A Key Strategy for Sustainable Development. 2004.

[34] HERMANSSON, H.; SUNDIN, E. Managing the Remanufacturing Organization for an Optimal Product Life Cycle. Division of Production Systems, Mechanical Engineering Department, Linkoping University, Sweden, 2005, 143-156.

[35] GRAY, C; CHARTER, M. Remanufacturing and Product Design: Designing of the 7th Generation. The Centre for Sustainable Design. South East England Development Agency (SEDA), 2006.

[36] HAMMOND, R.; AMEZQUITA, T.; BRAS, B. A. Issues in the Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Industry: Discussion of Results from Surveys Performed among Remanufacturers. International Journal of Engineering Design and Automation – Special Issue on Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing, 4 (1), 1998, 27-46

[37] FERRER, G. Yield information and supplier responsiveness in remanufacturing operations. European Journal of Operational Research, 149, 2003, 540–556.

[38] GIUNTINI, R; GAUDETTE, K. Remanufacturing: The next great opportunity for boosting US productivity. Business Horizons, 2003.

[39] SEITZ, M. A.; PEATTIE, K. Meeting the closed-loop challenge: the case of remanufacturing. California Management Review, 46(2), 2004, 74-89

[40] SEITZ, M. S. A critical assessment of motives for product recovery: the case of engine remanufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 15, 2006, 1147-1157.

[41] SAAVEDRA, Y. M. B.; BARQUET, A. P.; ROZENFELD, H.; FORCELLINI, F. A.; OMETTO, A. Remanufacturing in Brazil: case studies on the automotive sector. Journal of Cleaner Production, 53, 2013, 267-276.

Contact for Germany

Technische Universität Berlin
Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fabrikbetrieb
Pascalstr. 8-9, 10587 Berlin
Thomas Guidat: guidat[at]

Contact for Brazil

Universidade de Sao Paulo
Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos
Av. Trabalhador São-carlense, 400, Pq Arnold Schimidt
São Carlos - SP/Brasil, CEP 13566-590
Ana Paula Barquet: anabarquet[at]