Accounting for Resources, 1: Economy-Wide Applications of Mass-Balance Principles to Materials and Waste

Accounting for Resources, 1: Economy-Wide Applications of Mass-Balance Principles to Materials and Waste

by Robert U. Ayres, Leslie W. Ayres
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858986400

ISBN-13: 9781858986401

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858986401
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresvii
List of tablesix
Foreword: Accounting for riskxi
Preface: Why quantify?xv
1Background: Industrial metabolism and materials flow analysis (MFA)1
2Agricultural industries24
3Forest industries54
4Extractive materials: Fuels67
5Extractive materials: Minerals and metals88
6Chemical industry material flows and wastes: Inorganic chemicals117
7Chemical industry material flows and wastes: Organic chemicals154
8Lost mass, wastes and toxic or hazardous emissions176
9Counting with dollars: From mass flow to input-output197
References227
Index237

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