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Technologies and Eco-innovation towards Sustainability II

Eco Design Assessment and Management

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  • Presents the latest developments in eco- and sustainable design
  • Discusses emerging technologies and sustainability, circular economy, LCA and footprinting, social aspects of eco-design and sustainable consumption, sustainable manufacturing and 3R technologies, sustainable energy and policy, green supply chain, and life cycle management
  • Highlights research by scholars and practitioners in Asian countries

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Table of contents (28 chapters)

  1. Sustainable Manufacturing and 3R Technologies

  2. Sustainable Energy and Policy


About this book

This 2-volume book covers the state-of-the-art of the research and practices on eco-design. It covers the latest topics in the field: e.g. global eco-design management, big data in eco-design, social perspectives in eco-design; as well as emphasizing the developments in emerging economies such as Asian countries. Eco-design of products and product-related services are indispensable to realize the circular economy and to increase resource efficiencies of our society. Eco-design practices are necessary both in developed countries and developing countries. The book chapters are contributed by the worldwide authors, especially authors from East Asian countries, European countries, and Southeast Asian countries, and contains selected presentations at the EcoDesign2017 symposium (10th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing).

The second volume focus on assessment and management, including topics such as sustainable manufacturing and End of Life (EOL) management, sustainability assessment, policy and regulations and Incentives for eco-design.

Editors and Affiliations

  • National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

    Allen H. Hu

  • National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan

    Mitsutaka Matsumoto

  • Chung Yuan Christian University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

    Tsai Chi Kuo

  • National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Shana Smith

About the editors

Allen H. Hu
National Taipei University of Technology

Mitsutaka Matsumoto
National Institute of Advanced Industria Science and Technology (AIST)
Science and Technology (AIST)

Tsai Chi Kuo
Chung Yuan Christian University
Chung Li

Shana Smith
National Taiwan University        

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