Producción más Limpia (P+L) como estrategia para reducir el consumo energético y de agua en una Planta de Faenamiento de Aves

Published in: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities and Communities: Proceedings of the 17th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education and Technology
Date of Conference: July 24-26, 2019
Location of Conference: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Authors: Jorge Abad-Morán (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, EC)
Esteban Tapia-Merino (Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, EC)
(Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral)
Full Paper: #140


Poultry production is a competitive market that requires industries to have efficient process in order to increase their productivity. At the same time, environmental legislation demand that industries look for a long-term sustainable business model. With this scenario, a Cleaner Production program is developed in a Bird Slaughter Plant located in Guayas Province - Ecuador, with the purpose of reducing energy and water consumption. To achieve this objective, the applied methodology combined aspects of Cleaner Production, ISO standards, among others. The results exceeded expectations, it significantly reduces energy and water consumption with savings of USD 500,000 per year