Concepts and applications of cleaner production and industrial ecology towards sustainable development for the industries in the United Arab Emirates

Abdul Aziz Ai Nualmi, Lex Brown, Sunil Heart, Masood Badri

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    Abstract

    Various concepts and applications of cleaner production and industrial ecology (IE) systems to small and medium industries (SMI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are proposed. The UAE is facing several environmental impacts based on several studies such as water resources, urban environment and biodiversity resources degradation. It aims to promote environmental management partnerships in cleaner production IE into current environmental practices. It also enhances the material, energy resources and waste management exercices among and between the industries.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5425-5435
    Number of pages11
    JournalProceedings of the Air and Waste Management Association's Annual Meeting and Exhibition
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    EventProceedings of the A and WMA's 97th Annual Conference and Exhibition; Sustainable Development: Gearing Up for the Challenge - Indianapolis, IN, United States
    Duration: Jun 22 2004Jun 25 2004

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Engineering

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