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Managing a Material World: Perspectives in Industrial Ecology

Series: Environment & Policy Volume: 13

Edited By: Pier Vellinga, Frans Berkhout and Joyeeta Gupta

348 pages, Figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #85042 | ISBN: 0792352068
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #85029 | ISBN: 0792351533
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About this book

Intended for those involved in decisions about product design and eco-efficiency, about environment and resource use policies.


Contents

Preface. List of Abbreviations. 1. Rationale for a Physical Account of Economic Activities; R.U. Ayres. 2. Substance Flows Through Environment and Society; M. Chadwick. 3. Towards the End of Waste; R.A. Frosch. 4. Dematerialisation; E.U. von Weizsacker. 5. Analytical Tools for Chain Management; H.U. de Haes, et al. 6. Material Flow Accounts: Definitions and Data; I. Wernick. 7. Environmental Research and Modelling; H. Verbruggen. 8. Software for Material Flow Analysis; J. Boelens, X. Olsthoorn. 9. Integrating Life Cycle Assessment and Economic Evaluation; J. Powell, et al. 10. Dematerialisation and Rematerialisation; S. de Bruyn. 11. Aggregate Resource Efficiency; F. Berkhout. 12. The Industrial Ecology of Lead and Electric Vehicles; R.H. Socolow, V.M. Thomas. 13. Dissipative Emissions; R. van der Veeren. 14. Recycling of Materials; P. van Beukering, R. Curlee. 15. Philips Sound and Vision; J. Cramer. 16. Unilever; C. Dutilh. 17. AT&T; B.R. Allenby. 18. Dow Europe; C. Fussler. 19. The Control of Waste Materials in Germany; U.D. Jaeckel. 20. Dematerialisation and Innovation Policy; J.L.A. Jansen. 21. The Substance Flow Approach; M. Enthoven. 22. The EU Eco-Label; M. Loprieno. 23. Towards Industrial Transformation; P. Vellinga, et al. Index.

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