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

By: Robert U Ayres and Leslie W Ayres

245 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #89821 | ISBN: 1858986400
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About this book

Presents new research on the increasingly important need to account for the use of resources, and the dispersion of waste materials.


Contents

Background - industrial metabolism and materials flow analysis (MFA); agricultural industries; forest industries; extractive materials - fuels; extractive materials - minerals and metals; chemical industry material flows and wastes - inorganic chemicals; chemical industry material flows and wastes - organic chemicals; lost mass, wastes and toxic or hazardous emissions; counting with dollars - from mass-flow to I-O.

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