Industrial Ecology : Policy Framework and Implementation / Edition 1

Industrial Ecology : Policy Framework and Implementation / Edition 1

by Braden R. Allenby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139211802

ISBN-13: 9780139211805

Pub. Date: 06/09/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

This unique and important book takes a multidisciplinary approach to an integrated discussion of the issues related to industrial ecology and sustainable development. It also provides the first integrated view of the implications of industrial ecology and sustainability policy issues. Provides a guide to the policies of industrial ecology and sustainability through…  See more details below

Overview

This unique and important book takes a multidisciplinary approach to an integrated discussion of the issues related to industrial ecology and sustainable development. It also provides the first integrated view of the implications of industrial ecology and sustainability policy issues. Provides a guide to the policies of industrial ecology and sustainability through actual case studies that incorporate real world multidisciplinary examples. It also features exercises that are designed to encourage understanding of the issues and offer a means of applying those issues to the real world. An essential resource on industrial ecology and sustainable development for professionals in engineering, environmental science, and economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139211805
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/09/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction2
2Overview of the Industrial Ecology Intellectual Framework11
3Sustainable Development17
4Industrial Ecology40
5Industrial Ecology Infrastructure63
6Applications to Practice: Sector Initiatives69
7Applications to Practice: Techniques and Tools96
8Applications to Practice: Research and Development114
9Complex Systems133
10Risks, Costs, and Benefits148
11Economic Issues163
12Legal Issues178
13Government Structure and Industrial Ecology Policy Formulation197
14The Private Firm217
15Structured Design for Environment Case Study: The AT&T Matrix System229
16Is the Private Firm Compatible with a Sustainable World?247
17Policy Case Study: The Netherlands265
18Enhanced National Security Case Study: The United States279
Index303

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