INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS: Literature and Taxonomy

  title={INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS: Literature and Taxonomy},
  author={Marian R. Chertow},
  journal={Annual Review of Energy and The Environment},
  • M. Chertow
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Economics
  • Annual Review of Energy and The Environment
▪ Abstract Industrial symbiosis, as part of the emerging field of industrial ecology, demands resolute attention to the flow of materials and energy through local and regional economies. Industrial symbiosis engages traditionally separate industries in a collective approach to competitive advantage involving physical exchange of materials, energy, water, and/or by-products. The keys to industrial symbiosis are collaboration and the synergistic possibilities offered by geographic proximity. This… 

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