Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development

Written By Hans Wiesmeth
Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128218045
  • Pages : 326 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development written by Hans Wiesmeth which was release on 20 November 2020, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 defining the concept across disciplines, including its fallibilities and practical examples. It then goes on to discuss the implementation of a circular economy, including the increasing variety of technological, mechanical, and chemical procedures to contend with and the need for stakeholder support in addition to improved business models. The second half of the book, therefore, presents tools, approaches, and practical examples of how to shape environmental policy to successfully implement a circular economy. It analyzes deficiencies of current regulations and lays the groundwork for the design of integrated environmental policies for a circular economy. Authored by an expert in environmental economics with decades of experience, Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development is a timely, practical guide for sustainability researchers and policymakers alike to move more efficiently toward a circular economy and sustainable development. Presents a clear view of the critical components, features, and issues of a circular economy Discusses a variety of practical examples from current policies in the context of a circular economy to better understand the challenges associated with its implementation Analyzes strengths and weaknesses of current environmental policies and their interactions with innovations in engineering and science

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Hans Wiesmeth
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : 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 ...

The Circular Economy and the Global South

The Circular Economy and the Global South
  • Author : Patrick Schröder,Manisha Anantharaman,Kartika Anggraeni,Timothy J. Foxon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-12
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : 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 ...

Circular Economy Global Perspective

Circular Economy  Global Perspective
  • Author : Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Total pages : 452
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. Circular ...

Circular Economy and Sustainability

Circular Economy and Sustainability
  • Author : Alexandros Stefanakis,Ioannis Nikolaou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-15
  • Total pages : 720
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : Sustainability and the Circular Economy: Volume 2: Environmental Policy and Management covers the significant scientific gap between circular economy principles and environmental practice. The circular economy is based on strategies, policies, and technologies of reusing, recycling, and recovering water, resources, and nutrients to create a more sustainable environment. The increasing complexity ...

The Sustainable Plastics Economy

The Sustainable Plastics Economy
  • Author : Teresa Clark
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Total pages : 33
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : The Circular Economy was created from the idea that we can create sustainable human systems by mimicking the sustainable processes in nature. A methodology to ensure resources flow continually between systems, where the waste from one process becomes a resource for another. The Sustainable Plastics Economy adopts this philosophy and ...

Circular Economy Ethical Funds and Engineering Projects

Circular Economy  Ethical Funds  and Engineering Projects
  • Author : Foteini Konstantakopoulou,Ioannis Nikolaou,Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis
  • Publisher : Mdpi AG
  • Release Date : 2020-10-23
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : This special issue provides a collection of 15 papers with modern theories and applications for circular economy, engineering projects, entrepreneurship models, and investor decisions. After the commencing review on Occupational Health and Safety Management-Systems Standards, follow papers which can be classified into four categories which cover the overall scope of special ...

Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Enterprises

Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Enterprises
  • Author : Jiansu Mao,Chunhui Li,Yuansheng Pei,Linyu Xu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : This textbook systematically addresses why and how Circular Economy should be developed and practiced by employing a Discussion and Research (D&R) teaching method. This method allows us to show the whole process of academic research, from formulating the key questions, to methodology design, and ultimately to conclusions and applications. ...

Framework for Implementing the Principles of the Circular Economy in Organizations Guide

Framework for Implementing the Principles of the Circular Economy in Organizations  Guide
  • Author : British Standards Institute Staff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1917-05-31
  • Total pages : 90
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : Management, Sustainable development, Sustainability, Economic development, Environmental management, Enterprises, Organizations, Commerce, Personnel, People, Conditions of employment, Purchasing, Risk analysis, Consumer-supplier relations, Contracts, Contracting, Tenders...

The Contribution G20 Governments Can Make to Support the Circular Economy

The Contribution G20 Governments Can Make to Support the Circular Economy
  • Author : Vasileios Rizos,Arno Behrens,David Rinaldi (International relations specialist),Eleanor Drabik
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 8
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : In recent years the circular economy has received increasing attention worldwide due to, inter alia, the recognition that security of supply of resources and environmental sustainability are crucial for the prosperity of countries and businesses. G20 countries should consider developing frameworks that enhance the circular economy and more generally sustainable ...

Circular Economy

Circular Economy
  • Author : Tao Zhang
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-02-10
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : Nowadays, the restriction of resources and the environment is very severe. A circular economy is the only way to sustainable development, but how this works still needs more exploration. The series of studies carried out by the author are described in detail in this book....

Strategies for Circular Economy and Cross sectoral Exchanges for Sustainable Building Products

Strategies for Circular Economy and Cross sectoral Exchanges for Sustainable Building Products
  • Author : Marco Migliore,Cinzia Talamo,Giancarlo Paganin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-25
  • Total pages : 233
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : This book offers a valuable tool for understanding current efforts to promote the reuse and enhancement of pre-consumer waste in the development of new products for the construction sector, as well as the financial and regulatory tools being used to support this trend. It explores the vast and complex topic ...

Industrial Symbiosis for the Circular Economy

Industrial Symbiosis for the Circular Economy
  • Author : Roberta Salomone,Andrea Cecchin,Pauline Deutz,Andrea Raggi,Laura Cutaia
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-07
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : The book is designed to help public and private decision-makers and academics deepen their knowledge and understanding of the contexts, obstacles and challenges of a variety of business types involved in Industrial Symbiosis and Circular Economy practices. Industrial Symbiosis is reported in the Action Plan on the Circular Economy developed ...

Exploratory Study on Circular Economy Approaches

Exploratory Study on Circular Economy Approaches
  • Author : Laura Frodermann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-25
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : The concept of a circular economy gains more and more popularity for companies and politics. In theory the concept holds not only ecological and social but also several economic advantages for the applying companies. This book addresses the following research questions: How is the concept of the circular economy implemented? ...

Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainable Supply Chains in the Post global Economy

Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainable Supply Chains in the Post global Economy
  • Author : Natalia Yakovleva,Regina Frei,Sudhir Rama Murthy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : This book presents a collection of studies on current best practices for delivering sustainable development policies within supply chains. It critiques the limitations of existing business theory and practice on sustainable supply chain management, and discusses opportunities for new conceptual models for businesses to engage with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

Sustainable Manufacturing

Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Author : Rainer Stark,Günther Seliger,Jérémy Bonvoisin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-16
  • Total pages : 283
  • ISBN : 0128218045
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Summary : This edited volume presents the research results of the Collaborative Research Center 1026 “Sustainable manufacturing - shaping global value creation”. The book aims at providing a reference guide of sustainable manufacturing for researchers, describing methodologies for development of sustainable manufacturing solutions. The volume is structured in four chapters covering the following ...