Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science

Factor X

Re-source - Designing the Recycling Society

Editors: Angrick, Michael, Burger, Andreas, Lehmann, Harry (Eds.)

  • Traces history and progress of efforts to meet the Sustainability Strategy of 2002 goal of doubling raw material productivity by 2020, compared to 1994
  • Reviews current initiatives and activities, identifies areas for action and describes measures to increase resource efficiency
  • Benefits researchers in recycling and raw materials management, resource administrators and managers, policy makers and politicians
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Factor X: Re-source—Designing the Recycling Society explores the role of recycling in efforts to achieve the sustainable world envisioned in the Federal Environment Ministry’s Resource Efficiency Programme, known as ProgRess. The chapters build a roadmap to a Recycling Society in which the decoupling of resource consumption and economic growth is accomplished.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Global Material Flows and Their Environmental Impacts: An Overview

    Fritsche, Uwe R.

    Pages 3-17

  • Increased Resource Efficiency: The Key Issue for Ecology and the Economy

    Müller, Michael

    Pages 19-29

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

    Paech, Niko

    Pages 31-44

  • Economic Growth and Resource Use

    Breitenfellner, Andreas

    Pages 45-53

  • Resource Protection Policy: An Opinion from the NGO Perspective

    Tschimpke, Olaf (et al.)

    Pages 55-69

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-5712-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-5711-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8225-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Factor X
Book Subtitle
Re-source - Designing the Recycling Society
Editors
  • Michael Angrick
  • Andreas Burger
  • Harry Lehmann
Series Title
Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science
Series Volume
30
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5712-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5712-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5711-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8225-8
Series ISSN
1389-6970
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 289
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
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