1: Basic Information on Sustainable Issues.-
2: The Culture of Waste.-
3: Sustainability in the Built Environment.-
4: Industrial Approach to Sustainability.-
5: Energy Sustainability.-
6: Measuring Sustainability.-
7: Sustainable Impact Assessment (SUIA).-
8: Case Example - a Community in Search of its Future.-
Appendix. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
This book develops a supporting structure for sustainable development, following a natural set of steps to reach an established goal. It provides the tools to navigate this Road to a Better Future by explaining concepts, giving ideas, proposing methods, and suggesting actions. To illustrate the utilization of techniques there are many examples, applied to a variety of activities, and to wrap up concepts, the last chapter is dedicated to the analysis of a community in search of a sustainable environment. A thematic index has been designed to help a person quickly find information on relevant topics.
Provides practical information and the tools necessary to effectively carry out sustainable development