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Sustainability Engineering


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    By-Product Synergy

    By taking "wastes" from one company and using them as raw materials for another, industry can turn a negative into a positive - for the environment and shareholders. At first glance, it's hard to imagine how anyone could get excited about slag, a by-product of the steel-making ... Read More

    Author: Gordon Forward and Andrew Mangan

    Sustainability Engineering

    Release date: Spring 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Getting the Most Out of Environmental Metrics

    Environmental performance metrics must support innovation and growth, if industry is fully to benefit from their potential to improve product design and boost the bottom line. Environmental metrics were not much of an issue when I started as a young engineer at General Motors 36 years ... Read More

    Author: Robert J. Eaton

    Sustainability Engineering

    Release date: Spring 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Harnessing Ingenuity for Sustainable Outcomes

      Reconciling economic growth with the needs of the environment and society will require human creativity and technological innovation. Will technological innovations save us from an unsustainable future? Or will the major social and environmental challenges facing the planet -- ... Read More

    Author: Deanna J. Richards

    Sustainability Engineering

    Release date: Spring 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Sustainability Engineering (editorial)

    In the last 30 years, the thinking about environmental concerns has evolved considerably, from simply diluting pollution in air, water, or the ground, to controlling it at the end of the pipe to, most recently, managing ecoefficiently (maximizing both economic gain and environment performance). ... Read More

    Author: Robert A. Frosch

    Sustainability Engineering

    Release date: Spring 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Creating Corporate Environmental Change

    DuPont's drive toward sustainable practices follows on a decade of corporate leadership that challenged the company and its employees to think and act in new ways. I would like to share my experiences in working to bring about a change in environmental attitude, policies, and ... Read More

    Author: Edgar S. Woolard

    Sustainability Engineering

    Release date: Spring 1999

    Volume: 29

    Number: 1