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A handbook of industrial ecology

Author: Robert U Ayres; Leslie Ayres
Publisher: Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2002.
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Industrial ecology is coming of age and this book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overview of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to analysis and assessment; economics and industrial ecology;  Read more...
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Handbook of industrial ecology.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2002
(DLC) 2001033116
(OCoLC)46671225
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert U Ayres; Leslie Ayres
ISBN: 1843765470 9781843765479 1283216213 9781283216210
OCLC Number: 52343018
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 680 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Context and History --
Industrial ecology: goals and definitions / Reid Lifset and Thomas E. Graedel --
Exploring the history of industrial metabolism / Marina Fischer-Kowalski --
The recent history of industrial ecology / Suren Erkman --
Industrial ecology and cleaner production / Tim Jackson --
On industrial ecosystems / Robert U. Ayres --
Industrial ecology: governance, laws and regulations / Braden R. Allenby --
Industrial ecology and industrial metabolism: use and misuse of metaphors / Allan Johansson --
Methodology --
Material flow analysis / Stefan Bringezu and Yuichi Moriguchi --
Substance flow analysis methodology / Ester van der Voet --
Physical input-output accounting / Gunter Strassert --
Process analysis approach to industrial ecology / Urmila Diwekar and Mitchell J. Small --
Industrial ecology and life cycle assessment / Helias A. Udo de Haes --
Impact evaluation in industrial ecology / Bengt Steen --
Economics and Industrial Ecology --
Environmental accounting and material flow analysis / Peter Bartelmus --
materials flow analysis and economic modeling / Karin Ibenholt --
Exergy flows in the economy: efficiency and dematerialization / Robert U. Ayres --
Transmaterialization / Walter C. Labys --
Dematerialization and rematerialization as two recurring phenomena of industrial ecology / Sander De Bruyn --
Optimal resource extraction / Matthias Ruth --
Industrial ecology and technology policy: the Japanese experience / Chihiro Watanabe. Industrial Ecology at the National/Regional Level --
Global biogeochemical cycles / Vaclav Smil --
Material flow accounts: the USA and the world / Donald G. Rogich and Grecia R. Matos --
Industrial ecology: analyses for sustainable resource and materials management in Germany and Europe / Stefan Bringezu --
Material flow analysis and industrial ecology studies in Japan / Yuichi Moriguchi --
Industrial ecology: an Australian case study / Andria Durney --
Industrial ecology: the UK / Heinz Schandl and Niels Schulz --
Industrial symbiosis: the legacy of Kalundborg / John R. Ehrenfeld and Marian R. Chertow --
Industrial Ecology at the Sectoral/Materials Level --
Material flows due to mining and urbanization / Ian Douglas and Nigel Lawson --
Long-term world metal use: application of industrial ecology in a system dynamics model / Detlef P. van Vuuren, Bart J. Strengers and Bert J.M. de Vries --
Risks of metal flows and accumulation / Jeroen B. Guinee and Ester van der Voet --
Material constraints on technology evolution: the case of scarce metals and emerging energy technologies / Bjorn A. Andersson and Ingrid Rade --
Wastes as raw materials / David T. Allen --
Heavy metals in agrosystems / Simon W. Moolenaar --
Industrial ecology and automotive systems / Thomas E. Graedel, Yusuke Kakizawa and Michael Jensen --
The information industry / Braden R. Allenby --
Applications and Policy Implications --
Industrial ecology and green design / Chris T. Hendrickson, Arpad Horvath, Lester B. Lave and Francis c. McMichael --
Industrial ecology and risk analysis / Paul R. Kleindorfer --
Industrial ecology and spatial planning / Clinton J. Andrews --
Industrial estates as model ecosystems / Fritz Balkau --
Closed-loop supply chains / V. Daniel R. Guide, Jr. and Luk N. van Wassenhove --
Remanufacturing cases and state of the art / Geraldo Ferrer and V. Daniel R. Guide, Jr. --
Industrial ecology and extended producer responsibility / John Gertsakis, Nicola Morelli and Chris Ryan --
Life cycle assessment as a management tool / Paolo Frankl --
Municipal solid waste management / Clinton J. Andrews --
Industrial ecology and integrated assessment: an integrated modeling approach for climate change / Michel G.J. den Elzen and Michiel Schaeffer --
Earth systems engineering and management / Braden R. Allenby.
Responsibility: edited by Robert U. Ayres and Leslie W. Ayres.

Abstract:

Industrial ecology is coming of age and this book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overview of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to analysis and assessment; economics and industrial ecology; industrial ecology at the national/regional level; industrial ecology at the sectoral/materials level; and applications and policy implications.

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