Chapter 2. Environmental and Waste Management Issues

  1. Mark J. Kirwan
  1. Mark J. Kirwan

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch2

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

How to Cite

Kirwan, M. J. (2005) Environmental and Waste Management Issues, in Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology (ed M. J. Kirwan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Consultant in Packaging Technology London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125031

Online ISBN: 9780470995877

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Keywords:

  • forestry;
  • waste minimisation;
  • recycling;
  • energy recovery;
  • life cycle assessment (LCA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sustainable development

  • Forestry

  • Environmental impact of manufacture and use of paper and paperboard

  • Used packaging in the environment

  • Life cycle assessment

  • Conclusion