Clarifying the Definitions of Various Reuse Options for Effective Recovery of Resources from Waste Streams


Earth’s natural resources are finite. To be environmentally sustainable, it may not only be necessary to use them ‘efficiently’ but also ‘effectively’.While Gharfalkar et al. (2015)consider ‘repair’, ‘recondition’, ‘refurbish’ and ‘remanufacture’ to be ‘reuse’ options, not all researchers agree. Also, there is lack of clarity between the different options… (More)


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