The Journal of Industrial Ecology

The Journal of Industrial Ecology is a world-class, peer-reviewed bimonthly journal owned by Yale University, headquartered at the Center for Industrial Ecology and published by Wiley-Blackwell.  Founded in 1997 and edited by Reid Lifset, the journal publishes cutting edge research and seeks to provide a forum for continuing exchange of information and opinions through contributions from scholars, environmental managers, policymakers, advocates and others involved in environmental science, management and policy.

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The Journal of Industrial Ecology addresses a series of related topics:
  •     material and energy flows studies ("industrial            metabolism")
  •     technological change
  •     dematerialization and decarbonization
  •     life cycle planning, design and assessment
  •     design for the environment
  •     extended producer responsibility ("product stewardship")
  •     eco-industrial parks ("industrial symbiosis")
  •     product-oriented environmental policy
  •     eco-efficiency
Recent Highlights

Special Issue on Nanotechnology and Industrial Ecology
  •     Risk Perception in Society and Industry
  •     Identifying and Assessing Risk
  •     Towards Sustainable manufacturing
  •     Carbon Nanotubes
  •     Investigating Nanotechnology's Potential


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