With in-depth analysis of past, present, and future issues in industrial ecology, this book seeks to meet the needs of the product-design engineers. Includes discussion of the environmental impact of common industrial approaches, with special emphasis given to the long-term effects. This book is good for product-design professionals seeking to attain information about sustainability and design techniques.
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Industrial ecology is a new way of looking at economic and environmental interactions. This is the first textbook available to those interested in learning how to put into practice the idea of performing industrial activities while keeping environmental consequences in check.From the Back Cover:
To a significant degree, the first edition of this book defined the new field of industrial ecology, the restructuring of technological activity to incorporate environmental concerns. Important topics from that book are updated here, among them
In addition, the new edition includes entire chapters on topics that are becoming or have become newly important to the field:
While still serving as a practical guide to product designers and corporate managers, the new edition also provides guidance for the broader task of mapping a societal evolution to a more sustainable world, thus justifying industrial ecology's label as "the science and technology of sustainability."
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110130467138
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130467138