The International Handbook on Environmental Technology Management

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Dora Marinova, David Annandale, John Phillimore
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 592 pages
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This is an excellent textbook, suitable as a core text for environmental engineers and environmental scientists but equally it should, in my opinion, be compulsory reading for all researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers regardless of their disciplin
 

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Contents

1 Understanding environmental technology management as a move to sustainability
3
PART II ECOMODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMATION
11
2 Industrial ecology
13
creating a new definition of quality with cradletocradle design
33
4 Users as a source of learning in environmental technology management
49
5 Cleaner production and ecoefficiency
67
path to sustainability?
93
7 Sustainable strategies towards human resources a way forward
104
20 Environmental accounting
308
what and how to measure
324
implications for corporate managers
340
23 Comparison of international strengths in sustainable technological solutions
358
24 Sustainability assessment
374
25 Trends and volatility of ecological and antipollution technology patents in the USA
390
PART V CASE STUDIES IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
403
26 Integrated waste management
405

8 Innovation impacts of environmental policies
119
a case study from Western Australia
140
different countries different contexts
158
11 Technology transfer and uptake of environmentally sound technologies
174
PART III ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT IN BUSINESS PRACTICES
193
12 Lifecycle assessment
195
from sustainability fundamentals to innovation
210
a systematic approach to corporate sustainability
222
15 Using network approaches to engage small and mediumsized enterprises in Environmental Management Systems
241
exploring the myths
251
17 Business environmental management and the triple bottom line
269
18 Ecomanagement and Audit Scheme in sustainable tourism
276
PART IV MEASURING ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
289
19 Measuring the true productivity gains from environmental technology improvements
291
key to sustainable futures
422
28 Internet tools for environmental technology management learning
432
options for sustainable reduction
448
key capacities in the building and construction industry in Australia
461
31 Tools for environmental impact assessment
477
a case study in Qwaqwa district in South Africa
492
33 Waste streams to value streams
505
PART VI ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND THE FUTURE
521
insights from holistic science
523
35 The value loop a new framework for business thinking
534
36 Environmental technology management lessons from today for a more sustainable future
555
Index
557
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