For upper level courses in Industrial Ecology.
This text addresses the increasing need for knowledge about the interactions between industry and environment with the ultimate goal of sustainability. 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 who hold much of the future of industry-environment interactions in their hands, as well as the emerging discipline of “sustainability scientists”.
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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. Bookseller Inventory # P110130467138
Book Description Prentice Hall. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0130467138 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0044002
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130467138