Designing for Zero Waste: Consumption, Technologies and the Built Environment (BOK)

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Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas, giving them an unprecedented urgency. While there has been a considerable literature addressing consumption and waste reduction from different disciplinary perspectives, the complex nature of the problem requires an increasing degree of interdisciplinarity. Resource recovery and the optimisation of material flow can only be achieved alongside and through behaviour change to reduce the creation of material waste and wasteful consumption. This book aims to develop a more robust understanding of the links between lifestyle, consumption, technologies and urban development.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2011
Forlag
EARTHSCAN PUBLICATIONS
ISBN 9781849714358
Antall sider 448 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 884 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann Emner og form City & town planning - architectural aspects, Environmentally-friendly architecture & design