9. Industrial Symbiosis and the Chemical Industry: Between Exploration and Exploitation

  1. Prof. Genserik L. L. Reniers2,3,
  2. Prof. Kenneth Sörensen4 and
  3. Prof. Karl Vrancken5,6,7
  1. Frank Boons

Published Online: 13 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527649488.ch9

Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint

Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint

How to Cite

Boons, F. (2013) Industrial Symbiosis and the Chemical Industry: Between Exploration and Exploitation, in Management Principles of Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: Theories, Concepts and Industrial Examples for Achieving Sustainable Chemical Products and Processes from a Non-Technological Viewpoint (eds G. L. L. Reniers, K. Sörensen and K. Vrancken), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527649488.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Universiteit Antwerpen, City Campus, Office B-434, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

  2. 3

    Univsersity of Antwerp, Antwerp Research Group on Safety and Security ARGoSS, Chemistry Lab, City Campus, Koningstraat 8, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

  3. 4

    University of Antwerp, Operation Research Group ANT/OR, Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

  4. 5

    University of Antwerp, Dept. Bio-Engineering, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

  5. 6

    Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, Belgium

  6. 7

    University of Antwerp, Department Bio-Engineering, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Department of Public Administration, Post Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330997

Online ISBN: 9783527649488

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Keywords:

  • industrial symbiosis;
  • ecological impact;
  • by-product exchange;
  • exploration and exploitation;
  • linkage;
  • cluster

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Understanding Industrial Symbiosis

  • Resourcefulness

  • Putting Resourcefulness to the Test

  • Conclusions

  • References