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Perspectives on Industrial Ecology - Bourg, Dominique (Editor), and Erkman, Suren (Editor)
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Business-as-usual in terms of industrial and technological development - even if based on a growing fear of pollution and shortages of natural resources - will never deliver sustainable development. However, the growing interest in recent years in the new science of industrial ecology (IE), and the idea that industrial systems should mimic the quasi-cyclical functions of natural ecosystems in an 'industrial food chain', holds promise in addressing not only short-term environmental problems but also the long-term holistic ...

Perspectives on Industrial Ecology 2003, Greenleaf Publishing, Saltaire

ISBN-13: 9781874719465