Arbalange, an end to the single use of objects?[Research paper] by Audrey Boulkaid


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2011.

Arbalange sells « textile » diapers for day-care centers and nursery schools. It promotes a service economy and a sustainable development. Moreover, it was created as a co-operative to develop a participative management.

Quote article  Audrey Boulkaid, « Arbalange, an end to the single use of objects? », 09 june 2011, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]

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