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Title Circular Economy: Global Perspective / edited by Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
Edition 1st ed. 2020
Published Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (XIV, 452 p. 121 illus., 105 illus. in color.) online resource
Series Online access with purchase: Springer
Contents Introduction -- Circular Economy -- The Development of a Circular Economy in Australia -- Circular Economy in Bhutan -- Circular Economy in Canada -- Circular economy in China -- Global Status of Implementation of Circular Economy(GSICE) Germany -- Solid Waste Management in Lao PDR: A Pathway toward the CE -- Circular Economy for Sustainable Resource Management in India -- Circular Economy -- Situation in Israel -- Circular Economy in Italy -- Circular Economy in Kenya -- Circular Economy in Malaysia -- An Overview of Circular Economy in Mauritius -- Circular Economy in Nigeria -- Circular Economy of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in S. Korea -- Circular Economy in Russian Federation -- Circular Economy for Sustainable Resource Management: The Case of Packaging Waste Sector in Thailand -- Developing the Circular Economy in the European Union -- Circular Economy in Vietnam
Summary A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. Circular economy (CE) is important towards sustainable development, resources circulation and conservation, involving closing of material loops and cascading used resources, to prevent waste occurrence, and transforming the resulting residual streams into new (secondary) resources. Strategies and legislative framework for waste management are important steps for development of a more CE where resource efficiency becomes the key driver for both economic growth and environmental protections. A few countries achieved good results implementing CE as a replacement of the linear economy. Resource managers and planners should thoroughly identify factors to implement CE for societal benefits. This book presents how resource consumption is minimized with rational use based on 3Rs, legislative framework and government supports towards implementing CE initiatives, example of best practices, future plans and targets in different countries those are helpful for researchers, planners and implementers
Subject Waste management
Energy policy
Sustainable development
Economic policy
Pollution prevention
Air -- Pollution
Form Electronic book
Author Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar. editor.
ISBN 9789811510526
9811510520