Chapter 6. Process Design for Sustainability: The Case of Vinyl Chloride Monomer

  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Slobodan Perdan Philosopher Freelance Consultant and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University
  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Alan Millington Senior Lecturer Director of Studies for Chemical Engineering Programmes and
  3. Aaron Collett Research Assistant

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014202.ch6

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Azapagic, A., Millington, A. and Collett, A. (2004) Process Design for Sustainability: The Case of Vinyl Chloride Monomer, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists (eds A. Azapagic, S. Perdan and R. Clift), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014202.ch6

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856086

Online ISBN: 9780470014202

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Keywords:

  • process design for sustainability (PDS);
  • environmental criteria;
  • assessing social sustainability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Design, Systems and Life Cycles

  • Process Design for Sustainability

  • Case Study: Integrating Sustainability Considerations in the Design of the Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Process