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Eco-Industrial Parks: A Case Study And Analysis Of Economic, Environmental, Technical, And Regulatory Issues, Sheila A. Martin, Keith A. Weitz, Robert A. Cushman, Aarti Sharma, Richard C. Lindrooth, Stephen R. Moran Oct 1996

Eco-Industrial Parks: A Case Study And Analysis Of Economic, Environmental, Technical, And Regulatory Issues, Sheila A. Martin, Keith A. Weitz, Robert A. Cushman, Aarti Sharma, Richard C. Lindrooth, Stephen R. Moran

Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies Publications

Despite a growing interest in and awareness of applications of industrial ecology (IE), such as eco-industrial parks (EIPs), little information is available about the potential economic and environmental benefits of EIPs, the process for successful EIP development, the important regulatory issues surrounding EIPs, or the technologies needed to support them. This report contains the results of a body of research intended to investigate and support the development of EIPs—communities of companies modeled after industrial ecosystems. EIPs can exist within defined boundaries and broader industrial ecosystems in a region. These communities consciously collaborate to enhance their economic performance through improved ...


Output-Based Performance Measures For The North Carolina Office Of Waste Reduction, Sheila A. Martin, James R. Youngberg, Albert D. Bethke Mar 1996

Output-Based Performance Measures For The North Carolina Office Of Waste Reduction, Sheila A. Martin, James R. Youngberg, Albert D. Bethke

Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies Publications

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) conducted this study to provide the foundation for implementing a results-based performance measurement system. RTI designed a system for NC OWR and similar state waste reduction outreach programs in EPA’s Region 4 that will collect, analyze, report, and maintain the output-based performance measures needed to manage the system, to monitor program scope and effectiveness, and to report to managers and key stakeholders on the program’s success in accomplishing its 0bjectives. Key questions we have addressed in this study include the following:

What is the current best practice for collecting and analyzing information about the ...