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Towards Materials Sustainability through Materials Stewardship

DNV GL, Dublin, OH 43017, USA
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Academic Editor: Víctor Yepes
Sustainability 2016, 8(10), 1001;
Received: 28 June 2016 / Revised: 29 August 2016 / Accepted: 26 September 2016 / Published: 13 October 2016
(This article belongs to the Section Sustainable Engineering and Science)
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Materials sustainability requires a concerted change in philosophy across the entire materials lifecycle, orienting around the theme of materials stewardship. In this paper, we address the opportunities for improved materials conservation through dematerialization, durability, design for second life, and diversion of waste streams through industrial symbiosis. View Full-Text
Keywords: materials sustainability; dematerialization; durability; design; strategies materials sustainability; dematerialization; durability; design; strategies

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Taylor, C.D.; Gully, B.; Sánchez, A.N.; Rode, E.; Agarwal, A.S. Towards Materials Sustainability through Materials Stewardship. Sustainability 2016, 8, 1001.

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