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Industrial Alternatives: Non-Waste Technology

  • Michael G. Royston

Abstract

Waste in production and in products themselves leads to depletion of resources on the one hand and pollution of the environment of Man on the other. Waste is not only non-aesthetic, it is also uneconomic. The wisdom of non-waste is seen in the old Icelandic concept of ‘thryfa’, from which, via Old Norse, come the English ‘thrive’—;to grow vigorously—;and ‘thrift’, the saving or avoidance of waste.

Keywords

Solid Waste Clean Technology Economic Commission British Petroleum Elephant Grass 
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Copyright information

© Nicholas Polunin 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael G. Royston
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  1. 1.Environmental ManagementCentre d’Etudes IndustriellesGenevaSwitzerland

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