Designing for Zero Waste

Designing for Zero Waste

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Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas, giving them an unprecedented urgency. While there has been a considerable literature addressing consumption and waste reduction from different disciplinary perspectives, the complex nature of the problem requires an increasing degree of interdisciplinarity. Resource recovery and the optimisation of material flow can only be achieved alongside and through behaviour change to reduce the creation of material waste and wasteful consumption. This book aims to develop a more robust understanding of the links between lifestyle, consumption, technologies and urban development.Drainage. Systems. in. Malaysia. An example of Malaysianbest practice in integrated urbanwater management is the recent adoption of the principles ofWSUD intothe upgrade designfor theHumid Tropics Centre (HTC) in Kuala Lumpur.

Title:Designing for Zero Waste
Author:Steffen Lehmann, Robert Crocker
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-07-03


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