|Environmental Practice @ Work|
Throughout the programme you will be building the skills to help you make a recommendation for an improvement in your organisation that contributes to sustainable development.
5 - Industrial Ecology
Industrial Ecology systematically examines local, regional, and global materials, energy uses, and flows in products, processes, industrial sectors, and economies.
It uses the metaphor of metabolism to analyze production and consumption by industry, government, organizations, and consumers, and the interactions between them.
It tracks energy and material flows through industrial systems - e.g. a plant, region, or national or global economy.
Industrial ecology is ecological in that it: