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Taking Stock of Industrial Ecology pp Cite as. Sustainable development is not a simple, singular and well-tested path. It needs an interdisciplinary examination of resource use patterns, ecological heritage, demographics and cultural values. Industrial ecology, owing to its emphasis on using a holistic approach, can provide a valuable platform to draw out sustainable strategies and policies for developing countries to implement. It can offer a paradigm within which IE methods and tools can inform responses to local development challenges.
Industrial ecology and industrial ecosystems
Recipients develop synergies with other industries to identify industrial ecology opportunities, increase efficiency, and save money by reducing waste sent to landfill. Industrial ecology increases the efficiency of industry's resource use, by shifting it from a linear to a closed-loop or circular system. Industrial ecology has important economic and environmental benefits.
Using the by-products of other companies or industries can reduce an organisation's costs and reduce the amount or waste going to landfill. Contact us. Print Mail. Circulate Round 3 intake 8 is now open, applications close 5pm on Friday 12 February Find out how to apply and about past grantees About industrial ecology Industrial ecology increases the efficiency of industry's resource use, by shifting it from a linear to a closed-loop or circular system.
Traditional industry typically follows a linear pattern. Virgin resources are extracted from the environment, products are made and sold, and waste products are sent to landfill. Industrial ecology redesigns industrial processes so they function in similar ways to natural ecosystems.
In this way, the waste products of one process become the resources of another process. Who the program is for Circulate is for organisations from a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing wholesale trade retail trade construction accommodation and food services transport, postal and warehousing education and training healthcare and social assistance not for profit government Benefits of industrial ecology Reducing waste disposal costs.
Achieving cost savings by using recycled materials. Increasing your business profile and demonstrating your commitment to sustainability and innovation. Tags: Recycling Business Business waste Page last updated 2 December Waste and Resource Recovery Branch Waste and recycling infrastructure unit industrial. Related publications Environmental benefits of recycling. Resource recovery orders and exemptions. Waste Less, Recycle More. Bin Trim Rebates Program.
Waste Management and Recycling in Commercial and Industrial
Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Goods are not consumed. They are used. Substances remain intact and the only place they can go is back into the environment. The only way to take the burden off the environment is to recycle them. Although recycling appears to be in vogue today, it is a practice that has occurred wherever it has been economically advantageous.
The establishment of industrial ecology as field of scientific research is commonly attributed to an article devoted to industrial ecosystems, written by Frosch and Gallopoulos, which appeared in a special issue of Scientific American. The term " industrial ecology " has been used alongside " industrial symbiosis " at least since the s. Economic geography was perhaps one of the first fields to use these terms. For example, in an article published in , George T. Any industry tends to locate at a point which provides optimum access to its ingredients or component elements.