Is Legislation Enforcing Materials Recovery, Remanufacturing, and Industrial Ecology in the Electronics Industry Sustainable?

By Julian Scott Yeomans.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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This study examines concurrent industrial ecology and waste disposal legislation in the electronics industry. Is legislation simultaneously enforcing industrial ecology while banning waste disposal sustainable?

Keywords: Hazardous Waste Storage, Industrial Ecology, Durable Goods, Sustainability

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.41-46. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 807.457KB).

Dr. Julian Scott Yeomans

Julian Scott Yeomans is a Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems in the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. His current research projects focus upon environmental informatics, waste management, remanufacturing/materials recovery/reverse logistics for industrial ecology, the impacts of climate change uncertainties for business/engineering planning, and environmental decision-making under uncertainty. He received a B.Sc. in statistics and a B.Admin. in business from the University of Regina, an MASc. in environmental engineering from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in information systems from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

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