6. By-Product Synergy Networks: Driving Innovation through Waste Reduction and Carbon Mitigation

  1. Jan Harmsen3 and
  2. Joseph B. Powell4
  1. Andrew Mangan1 and
  2. Elsa Olivetti2

Published Online: 14 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch6

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

How to Cite

Mangan, A. and Olivetti, E. (2010) By-Product Synergy Networks: Driving Innovation through Waste Reduction and Carbon Mitigation, in Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact (eds J. Harmsen and J. B. Powell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development, Austin, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470187791

Online ISBN: 9780470586099

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Keywords:

  • by-product synergy networks (BPS) - waste exchange and green twinning;
  • BPS origin - industrial symbiosis, Denmark;
  • BPS - process, working, approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • BPS Origins

  • The BPS Process

  • Barriers and Challenges

  • Benefits and Opportunities

  • Examples

  • Conclusions

  • References