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40 ROBERT A. FROSCH Box ItemThe Industrial Ecology of Copper Metals, including copper, have been important to much industrial activity and the reuse of products and recycling of materials becomes increasingly important when we consider sustainability issues. In order to investigate how the copper processed in industry actually leads to leakages into the environment, the team of researchers interviewed metal businesses located around New England, examined official reports and conducted telephone questionnaires with other companies.
Managing a Material World: Perspectives in Industrial Ecology An edited collection of papers based upon the International Conference on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Institute for Environmental Studies of the Free University Amsterdam, The N by Robert U. Ayres (auth.), Pier Vellinga, Frans Berkhout, Joyeeta Gupta (eds.)