From Waste to Value Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies
The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union
By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan
December 05, 2019
This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, ...
By Antje Klitkou, Arne Martin Fevolden, Marco Capasso
April 08, 2019
From Waste to Value investigates how streams of organic waste and residues can be transformed into valuable products, to foster a transition towards a sustainable and circular bioeconomy. The studies are carried out within a cross-disciplinary framework, drawing on a diverse set of theoretical ...
By Gianluca Ferraro
November 07, 2018
Environmental concerns have pushed the decarbonisation of the European economy high on the EU political agenda. This has renewed old debates about the role of nuclear energy in the European economy and society that gravitate around the issues of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (RWM)...
By Matthew Cotton
June 22, 2017
The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy ...
By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam
June 16, 2017
The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of ...
By Ana Paula Bortoleto
September 12, 2016
As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This...