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Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy


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From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies

From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Antje Klitkou, Arne Martin Fevolden, Marco Capasso
April 15, 2019

From Waste to Value investigates how streams of organic waste and residues can be transformed into valuable products, to foster a transition towards a sustainable and circular bioeconomy. The studies are carried out within a cross-disciplinary framework, drawing on a diverse set of theoretical...

The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management: Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union

The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management: Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union

1st Edition

Gianluca Ferraro
November 06, 2018

Environmental concerns have pushed the decarbonisation of the European economy high on the EU political agenda. This has renewed old debates about the role of nuclear energy in the European economy and society that gravitate around the issues of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (RWM)...

Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective

Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective

1st Edition

Matthew Cotton
June 19, 2017

The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy...

Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

1st Edition

Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam
June 16, 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of...

Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts

Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts

1st Edition

Ana Paula Bortoleto
September 09, 2016

As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This...

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