Industrial Symbiosis

June 21, 2014

Industrial Symbiosis

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Industrial Symbiosis (IS) is a burgeoning type of ‘resource exchange’ whereby one industry creates a product or performs a service while utilizing the waste of another industry – ultimately benefiting both industries and the environment. Although the practice is commonplace in the UK, Industrial Symbiosis is just catching on in North America. Raymond Paquin , a researcher at Concordia University has just published a paper (Creating Economic and Environmental Value through Industrial Symbiosis) in the journal Long Range Planning. You know what they say…one company’s trash is another company’s treasure!

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