Ecological Transition and Circular Economy

Edited by
June 2023
336 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-7962-7 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-7963-4 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Ecological Transition and Circular Economy that was published in

Business & Economics
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

This reprint contributes to the debate on the Ecological Transition and Circular Economy from a multidimensional perspective. Research from several scientific fields has been developed, providing a comprehensive picture of the complexity of the circular transition. Indeed, the reprint highlights how creating a functioning circular economy requires combining different knowledge, skills, perspectives and approaches to shift towards sustainable consumption and production patterns successfully.

Special attention is given to the multiple dimensions of circular economy applications, with articles focused on different circular economy application levels, such as processes, companies, supply chains, and cities. Furthermore, the reprint explores in detail how a circular economy becomes applied to the energy, construction and agri-food sectors that are particularly committed to this circular transition.

  • Hardback
© 2022 by the authors; CC BY-NC-ND license
sustainable asset lifecycle; circular economy; design for deconstruction; barriers; sustainable approach; critical literature review; energy transition; knowledge economy (knowledge-based economy); Industry 4.0; transformation of mining in Poland; municipal waste; waste sorting; waste management; waste recovery; municipal waste charging; waste disposal; circular economy; resource use; greenhouse; industries; textual analysis; biogas; anaerobic digestion; manure; greenhouse gases; methane; nitrous oxide; environmental impacts; energy sustainability; green energy; carbon emissions; cost of energy; energy portfolio; resource availability; carbon emission rights allocation; ZSG-DEA; China’s power sector; YREB; spatiotemporal differentiation; cultural evolution; linguistic ecology; neutral model; selection and drift; economic concepts; ecological concepts; perceived consumer effectiveness; circular economy; towel reuse; willingness to sacrifice; environmental consciousness; environmental knowledge; circular economy for food; sustainable food supply chains; systemic approach; multi-stakeholder approach; public food policy; local agri-food system; food waste management; urban sustainability; circular cities; indicators; ecological footprint; renewable energy; augmented ARDL; dynamic ARDL; frequency domain causality; export; India; climate change; forest vulnerability; indicators; Himalaya; circular economy; sustainability reporting; disclosure; sustainability; stakeholder theory; methods; evaluating metrics; supply chains; socio-biodiversity; bioeconomy