Book 2014

Pathways to Environmental Sustainability

Methodologies and Experiences

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ISBN: 978-3-319-03825-4 (Print) 978-3-319-03826-1 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Methodologies and Tools for Environmental Sustainability

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Food for Thought: Seeking the Essence of Industrial Symbiosis

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      Pages 13-22

      LCA and Linear Programming for the Environmental Optimization of Waste Management Systems: A Simulation

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      Pages 23-32

      Urban Metabolism: Many Open Questions for Future Answers

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      Pages 33-42

      Water Footprint to Support Environmental Management: An Overview

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      Pages 43-51

      Marketing Strategies for the Agri-Food Sector: Adaptation Requirements and Contradictions

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      Pages 53-63

      Hypercritical Separation Technology (HYST): A Sustainable Technology for Agricultural By-products Valorization

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      Pages 65-74

      Antioxidative Effectiveness of Environment Friendly Functional Biopolymers for Food Applications

  3. Experiences and Case Studies in Productive Contexts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-85

      1997–2012 The Environmental Management System of the ST Microelectronics Site of Catania is 15 years old

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      Pages 87-95

      Sustainability in the Food Oil Sector: The Experience of the Oleifici Mataluni in Eco-Innovation Projects

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      Pages 97-106

      Waste Management and Environmental Impact: A Case Study of Pharmaceutical Industry

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      Pages 107-116

      Subcategory Assessment Method for Social LCA: A First Application on the Wine Sector

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      Pages 117-126

      Human and Environmental Impact Assessment for a Soybean Biodiesel Production Process Through the Integration of LCA and RA

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      Pages 127-135

      Energy and Environmental Assessment of Retrofit Actions on a Residential Building

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      Pages 137-146

      Bio-construction and Renewable Raw Materials: The Case of Cork

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      Pages 147-156

      Studies About the Utilization of Citrus Wastes in View of Environment Protection

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      Pages 157-170

      Prospects for the Use of Mini and Micro Wind Power Plants in Residential Settings

  4. Experiences and Case Studies in Territorial Contexts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

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      Pages 173-182

      Territorial Observatory on Sustainability in the Republic of San Marino: A Case Study

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      Pages 183-192

      The European Policy for the Sustainability of Urban Areas and the “Covenant of Mayors” Initiative: A Case Study

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      Pages 193-203

      Tools for Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Poland

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      Pages 205-214

      The Project for the Implementation of the Industrial Symbiosis Platform in Sicily: The Progress After the First Year of Operation

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