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Editors: Biagio F. Giannetti, Cecilia M. V. B. Almeida, Feni Agostinho, and Fábio Sevegnani (Paulista University, São Paulo, Brazil)
Book Description:
Cleaner Production is an emerging field of research that comprises concepts and methodologies from different disciplines in a problem-oriented manner. Research efforts are often concentrated in a variety of sectoral domains; and, for understanding the global change which embraces a variety of processes on several scales, a variety of environmental and sustainability aspects can be addressed. This book brings contributions from researchers that participated in editions of the International Workshop Advances in Cleaner Production ( held in São Paulo, Brazil. The book includes contributions from researchers from various countries for the development of Cleaner Production. Divided into three sections, the book addresses national experiences for the implementation of CP programs, research related to the metrics used to assess the effects of CP initiatives in the production sector and discussions that emerge before and after the implementation of these programs. Methodological approaches presented can be useful in the design and management of production systems, for policy development, environmental risk reduction, and prevention/mitigation strategies. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:


Part I. National Experiences for the Implementation of CP Programs

Chapter 1
Improving Cleaner Production and Sustainability through Brazilian Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Reporting Processes
(Maurea N. Flynn, Marcos E. M. da Matta, Pedro H. B. Simões, Lucas Alegretti, Nayara C. Amaral, EcoAdvisor e Associados Ltda, São Paulo, Brazil and others)

Chapter 2
Advancing Safer Chemical Alternatives Through Cleaner Production
(Ken A. Zarker, U.S. National Pollution Prevention Roundtable)

Chapter 3
Experiences of the Cuban Cleaner Production Focal Point for Agro-industry
(Leticia Prevez Pascual, Sheyla Abreu Saiz, Rogers Moya Gonzalez, Jose Guzmán Hidalgo, Marilin Bello Alvarez, Biagio F. Giannetti, Universidade Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Part II. Research Related to the Metrics Used to Assess the Effects of CP Initiatives in the Production Sector

Chapter 4
Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention Opportunities in the Brazilian Auto Refinishing Industry
(Andrea Zavala, Luis Velázquez, Nora Munguía, Biagio F. Giannetti, Universidad de Sonora, Sonora, Mexico, and others)

Chapter 5
Products with Better Environmental Performance Available at Retail
(Leda Coltro, Eloísa Elena C. Garcia, Thiago U. Karaski, Jozeti A. B. Gatti, Sandra B.M. Jaime, Instituto de Tecnologia de Alimentos , ITAL/CETEA, Campinas, Brazil)

Chapter 6
Material Flow Analysis of Glass Packaging Waste in Germany
(Torsten Hauke, Katia R. A. Nunes, Liselotte Schebek, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, and others)

Chapter 7
Sustainability Indicators Applied to an Agro-Industrial Production System: A Case Study in Italy
(Simone Bastianoni, Fabiana Morandi, Elena Neri, Valentina Niccolucci, Chiara Paoli, Nicoletta Patrizi, Federico M. Pulselli, Paolo Vassallo, Centro di Ricerca Energia e Ambiente, Colle di Val d’Elsa (Siena), Ecodynamics Group University of Siena, Italy, and others)

Chapter 8
Potential Reduction of Enteric Methane Emissions from Dairy Cattle in Brazil
(Dario Caro, Luca Coscieme, Department of animal science, University of California, Davis, CA, USA, and others)

Chapter 9
Life Cycle Assessment in Agribusiness and Biobased Products in Brazil
(Rodrigo A. F. Alvarenga, Guilherme Marcelo Zanghelini, Edivan Cherubini, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina; EnCiclo Soluções Sustentáveis, Brazil)

Chapter 10
Emerging Issues in Agroindustrial Waste Management
(Sabine Robra, José A. de Almeida Neto, Luciano B. Rodrigues, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, and others)

Part III. Discussions that Emerge Before and After the Implementation of CP Programs

Chapter 11
How Decentralized Energy Planning can Contribute to Cleaner Production Initiatives
(F. M. A. Collaço, N. A. B. Weber, H. K. M. Costa, E. Moutinho dos Santos, C. Bermann, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 12
Innovating in Green Projects for Emerging Markets
(Giancarlo M. Pereira, Miriam Borchardt, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil)

Chapter 13
Sustainability in the Stock Exchange: A Ranking to Identify/Invest in More Sustainable Businesses
(Carlos A. Di Agustini, Biagio F. Giannetti, Cecilia M. V. B. Almeida, Feni Agostinho, Fábio Sevegnani, Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 14
Cleaner Production and Lean Manufacturing Integration: Perspectives and Barriers
(José Augusto de Oliveira, Geandra Alves Queiroz, Raphael L. R. B. Cobra, Aldo Roberto Ometto, Kleber Francisco Esposto, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil)

Chapter 15
Ecodesign: A Critical Analysis of Designer’s Awareness to Environmental Issues
(Cristiano Alves, Daniela E. Alves, Bruno A. Costa, Olavo F.M. Bessa, Kilder C.Ribeiro, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 16
The Role of Electrochemistry in a Cleaner World
(Antônio C. D. Ângelo, Electrocatalysis Laboratory, UNESP, Bauru, Brazil)

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   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2015
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-63463-865-4
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