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Progress and challenges to the global waste management system
Rapid economic growth, urbanization and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to theExpand
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Evaluating low-carbon city initiatives from the DPSIR framework perspective
Current low-carbon city initiatives were evaluated using the DPSIR (Driving forces-Pressures-State-Impacts-Responses) causal-effect framework for investigating interactions between environmentalExpand
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Group Model-Building to identify potential sources of environmental impacts outside the scope of LCA studies
Specific methodologies that consider a more comprehensive/diverse set of parameters must be explored by the LCA community. This study utilises the Group Model-Building (GMB) method to identify, andExpand
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Identifying ways of closing the metal flow loop in the global mobile phone product system : A system dynamics modeling approach
In the past few decades, e-waste has emerged as one of the fastest growing and increasingly complex waste flows world-wide. Within e-waste, the life cycle of the mobile phone product system is partExpand
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Selecting representative products for quantifying environmental impacts of consumption in urban areas
Populations are becoming more urban than rural, creating concentrated areas with high consumption of products. Understanding and influencing the environmental impact of consumption within citiesExpand
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An Improved Method of Failure Mode Analysis for Design Changes
Customers and market changes behaviour are a large part of the product creation and modification. Though, design changes introduce new potential failures into the products. In this paper, it isExpand
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Towards Addressing Unintended Environmental Consequences: A Planning Framework
Efforts to decouple environmental impacts and resource consumption have been confounded by interactions and feedback between technical-economic, environmental and social aspects not considered priorExpand
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The Karma of Products : Exploring the Causality of Environmental Pressure with Causal Loop Diagram and Environmental Footprint
Environmental pressures from consumer products and mechanisms of predetermination were examined in this thesis using causal loop diagram (CLD) and life cycle assessment (LCA) footprinting to respecExpand
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Unintended Environmental Consequences of Improvement Actions: A Qualitative Analysis of Systems' Structure and Behavior
We qualitatively analysed how and why environmental improvement actions often lead to unintended environmental consequences. Different theories are integrated to delineate the underlying system strExpand
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Some pervasive challenges to sustainability by design of electronic products : a conceptual discussion
Sustainability should encompass responsibility for unintended environmental consequences of modern developments. This study examined some pervasive challenges to sustainability by design ofExpand
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