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The concept of industrial ecology is intrinsically appealing, but the practical sustainability of its precepts has yet to be adequately tested beyond the site-specific locations of most of its exemplars. Any environmental assessment must cover both sourcing and markets to establish whether...
The objective of this study is to evaluate the human dimensions of improving energy and material-use efficiency of a system through increased integration and exchange between local actors. The results are based on a case study of a Swedish municipality with a developed forest industry. The...
Many life cycle assessments include weighting of environmental impacts. The way these trade-offs are handled affects to what extent an assessment leads to relevant and convincing results. To explore reactions to weighting, group interviews with representatives of Swedish authorities, industrial...
Governments and corporations are increasingly pressured to incorporate economic, environmental, and social performances in their policies and decision-making processes. Although Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has traditionally focused on the environmental impacts of the life cycle phases of...
Mauritius generates around 1200 tonnes of municipal solid wastes on a daily basis, out of which more than 60% is of organic nature. The objective of this paper was to evaluate two different strategies for the treatment of organic wastes on a life cycle perspective, namely: composting and...
Scooters India Ltd. had plenty of economic and environmental problems in running its business. People and in particular, the promoters, were of the view that there is no possibility for company to recover. However, the firm was able to make a radical change and recover due to the innovative...
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