Circular Economy and Sustainability

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Circular Economy and Sustainability
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ISBN : 9780128232361
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Sustainability and the Circular Economy: Volume Two, Environmental Policy and Management covers the significant scientific gap between circular economy principles and environmental practice. The book covers multiple aspects, presenting relative strategies and policies at the macro-level. Providing a better understanding of the relevant social and cultural structures and the need for cross-disciplinary knowledge and diverse skills, this book includes theoretical justification, research studies and full-scale case studies to provide researchers, practitioners and policymakers in sustainability, environmental engineering, and environmental management with a clear guide for implementation and future objectives. The circular economy is based on strategies, policies and technologies for reusing, recycling and recovering water, resources and nutrients to create a more sustainable environment. The increasing complexity of sustainability challenges means that traditional business models and social fields must work together as they cannot solely solve new challenges and make progress in sustainability issues. Links the circular economy concept to environmental management to achieve sustainability Approaches the topic on a macro level, following on the micro-level approach in Volume One, and from both production and consumption perspectives that integrate principles with practice Offers a range of theoretical and foundational knowledge in addition to case studies that demonstrate impacts

Circular Economy and Sustainability

Sustainability and the Circular Economy: Volume Two, Environmental Policy and Management covers the significant scientific gap between circular economy principles and environmental practice. The book covers multiple aspects, presenting relative strategies and policies at the macro-level. Providing a better understanding of the relevant social and cultural structures and the need

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Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development presents the concept of the circular economy with the goal of understanding its present status and how to better implement it, particularly through environmental policies. It first tackles the definition of a circular economy in the context of sustainability and the differences in

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Circular Economy and Sustainability

Circular Economy and Sustainability: Volume One, Management and Policy discusses circular economy principles and how to apply them in economies, management and policy. The book gives an outline of the current status and perception of the circular economy at the micro-, meso- and macro-levels. Sections highlight the role of engineering

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Circular Economy

How can we design circular business models? How can we organize the transition from a linear to a circular economy? And how can we imagine circular futures that help us transform current realities? This book aims to provide answers to these questions while addressing the challenges and opportunities of the

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The Circular Economy and the Global South

The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something which to date is little understood. This volume highlights

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The Circular Economy Handbook

Can we align global production and consumption systems with sustainability? Can business growth actually lead to a healthier planet? Can companies innovate through the circular economy to create competitive advantage and genuine impact? Waste to Wealth proved that the emerging circular economy advantage exists – now Lacy, Long and Spindler show

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The Circular Economy and Its Implications on Sustainability and the Green Supply Chain

In the modern world, solid and liquid waste deposits are mounting due to increasing populations and wealth. Businesses are therefore being put under pressure to pay attention to the environmental and resource consequences of the products they produce and the services they deliver. The Circular Economy and Its Implications on

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Mapping  Managing  and Crafting Sustainable Business Strategies for the Circular Economy

As the planet’s natural resources continue to be depleted, society’s environmental awareness has grown. Businesses especially are being coerced into incorporating more sustainable approaches to carrying out their activities. Organizations that develop sustainable business strategies that deliver enhanced value by radically reducing material inputs and engaging consumers on

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Circular Cities

With cities striving to meet sustainable development goals, circular urban systems are gaining momentum, especially in Europe. This research-based book defines the circular city and circular development. It explains the shift in focus from a purely economic concept, which promotes circular business models in cities, to one that explores a

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Corporate Sustainability

The current logic of the market economy consists of extracting, producing, consuming and discarding. The efforts made to reduce the negative environmental impacts and promote recycling are not sufficient to offset the undesirable effects of this system described as "take, make and dispose. However, this linear approach to production and

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Practicing Circular Economy

Circular Economy (CE) is considered as one of the important strategies in addressing Sustainable Development Goals. Practicing Circular Economy provides an overview of CE, covering its evolution, describing the key concepts, programs, policies, and regulations. It illustrates several business opportunities over a hundred hand-picked case studies that encompass numerous sectors,

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Green Innovation  Sustainable Development  and Circular Economy

Although green innovation and technology is not new, so far very limited information is available regarding the diversified approaches for green technologies and engineering. This book highlights the challenges and opportunities, offering a roadmap for using various approaches in the most cost effective way. The book discusses the interrelationship between

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The Blue Economy

Dr. Gunter Pauli is challenging the green movement he has been so much a part of to do better, to do more. He is the entrepreneur who launched Ecover; those products are probably in many of your homes. He built the largest ecologically-sound factory in the world. His participation in

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Designing for the Circular Economy

The circular economy describes a world in which reuse through repair, reconditioning and refurbishment is the prevailing social and economic model. The business opportunities are huge but developing product and service offerings and achieving competitive advantage means rethinking your business model from early creativity and design processes, through marketing and

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Cradle to Cradle

A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to

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