Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology
A Case Study of the Integrated Product Policy of the European Union
Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge – 304 pages
Holistic in approach and rooted in the real world Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology presents a new way of looking at environmental policy; exploring the relationship between ecological economics and industrial ecology.
Concentrating on the conceptual background of ecological economics and industrial ecology, this book:
A topical and critical review, this book should be read by academics and policy makers alike, specifically those engaged with the concepts surrounding sustainable development and the rationale for more restrictive environmental policies.
1. Introduction 2. The Integrated Product Policy (IPP) 3. Ecological Economics 4. Industrial Ecology 5. Life-cycle Assessment (LCA) and Eco-design 6. Input-Output Analysis 7. Policy Analysis Illustrated with Case Studies 8. Conclusions