Industrial Ecology

Completed June 2012
Zespri International, Norskeskog

A synthesis of the learnings from the symbiotic industrial ecology project in the Bay of Plenty and Kawerau industrial symbiosis projects, and business models used for industrial symbiosis abroad.

Ongoing
Scion, TBD

A new research group in Scion that is focused on cleaner manufacturing systems through the principles associated with industrial ecology.

Ongoing PhD Project
Massey University

A comparative industrial ecological analysis is being undertaken of the macro-level costs and benefits of a national zero waste approach versus other options for waste materials. This will involve a resource audit of New Zealand’s “commodity...

Ongoing PhD project
Massey University

This project is evaluating alternative sources and end uses of biochar in New Zealand from a systems perspective.