Accounting for Resources: v. 1 Economy-wide Applications of Mass-balance Principles to Materials and Waste

Accounting for Resources: v. 1 Economy-wide Applications of Mass-balance Principles to Materials and Waste

By: Leslie Ayres (author), Professor Robert U. Ayres (author)Hardback

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Description

This volume presents new research on the increasingly important need to account for the use of resources and the dispersion of waste materials. It considers resource accounting both at the process level and at the materials level, offering policy suggestions for waste and resource accounting.

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Contents

Background - industrial metabolism and materials flow analysis (MFA); agricultural industries; forest industries; extractive materials - fuels; extractive materials - minerals and metals; chemical industry material flows and wastes - inorganic chemicals; chemical industry material flows and wastes - organic chemicals; lost mass, wastes and toxic or hazardous emissions; counting with dollars - from mass-flow to I-O.

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/1998
  • ISBN13: 9781858986401
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781858986401
  • weight: 675
  • ISBN10: 1858986400

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