Pollution Prevention and Industrial Ecology

The following Books and Articles, Problem Sets, Case Studies, Videos, and Syllabi are suggested to faculty who are incorporating industrial ecology concepts and tools into their courses. We have attempted to make this l ist as comprehensive as possible; please contact us if you can identify other high-quality educational materials. This list includes resources available through the NPPC ( ). A n asterisk (*) indicates materials described in this compendium's annotated bibliography, which is arranged alphabetically.

Books and Articles

Problem Sets
Case Studies


Books and Articles

Topics: Industrial Ecology; Clean Production; Design for Environment/Life Cycle Design; Environmental Accounting, Architecture, Economics, and Management; General Ecology; Industrial Metabolism; Life Cycle Assessment; Organizational Behavior; Sustainable Development; and Systems Theory.

Industrial Ecology-General

Allen, David. "Using Wastes as Raw Materials: Opportunities to Create an Industrial Ecology." Hazardous Waste & Hazardous Materials 10, no. 3 (Summer 1993): 273-277. (*)

Allen, Michael. "Ecosystems For Industry." New Scientist 141 (February 5, 1994): 21-22.

Allenby, Braden R. "Achieving Sustainable Development Through Industrial Ecology." International Environmental Affairs 4, no. 1 (1992): 56-68. (* )

--------. "Industrial Ecology Gets Down to Earth." IEEE Circuits and Devices 10, no. 1 (January 1994).

--------. "Industrial Ecology: The Materials Scientist in an Environmentally Constrained World." MRS Bulletin 17, no. 3 (March 1992): 46-51.

Allenby, B.R., P.B. Linhart, and T.E. Graedel. "Implementing Industrial Ecology." IEEE Technology and Society Magazine 12, no. 1 (Spring 1993): 18-26.

Allenby, Braden R., and Deanna J. Richards. The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (Available for $34.95 plus S&H from the publisher: call 202/334-3313.) (*)

Amenemhee't, Lemuel D. "Industrial Ecology: Towards a Strategy for Industrial Transformation." Master's thesis. Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University. Spring 1993.

Andrew, A.M. "Ecofeedback and Significance Feedback in Neural Nets and in Society." Journal of Cybernetics 4, no. 3 (July-September 1974). University of Reading, England.

Ausubel, Jesse H., and Hedy E Sladovich. Technology and Environment. Washington: National Academy Press, 1989.

Bernardini, Oliviero, and Riccardo Galli. "Dematerialization: Long-term Trends in the Intensity of Use of Materials and Energy." Futures (London) 25 (May 1993): 431-448.

Dillon, Patricia S. "Implications of Industrial Ecology for Firms." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 201-207. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

Duchin, Faye. "Industrial Input-Output Analysis: Implications For Industrial Ecology." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 851-855.

--------. "Input-Output Analysis and Industrial Ecology." In Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 61-68. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

Duchin, Faye, and Glenn-Marie Lange. "Technological Choices, Prices, and Their Implications for the U.S. Economy, 1963-2000." Economic Systems Research 4, no. 1 (1992): 53-76.

Frosch, Robert A. "Industrial Ecology: A Philosophical Introduction." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992). (*)

Frosch, Robert A., and Nicholas E. Gallopoulos. "Strategies for Manufacturing." Scientific American 261 (September 1989): 144-152. (*)

--------. "Towards an Industrial Ecology." In The Treatment and Handling of Wastes, edited by A.D. Bradshaw, et al. New York: Chapman & Hall (for the Royal Society), 1992. (*)

Graedel, T.E., and B.R. Allenby. Industrial Ecology. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995. (*)

Gupta, M.P. Sushil. "Towards Designing an Information-Flow-Structure of Resource Wastes for National Planning." Systems Research 3, no. 3 (1988). (*)

Herman, Robert, Siamak A. Ardekani, and Jesse H. Ausubel. "Dematerialization." In Technology and Environment, edited by Jesse H. Ausubel and Hedy E. Sladovich, pp. 50-69. Washington: National Academy Press, 1989.

Hileman, Bette. "Industrial Ecology Route to Slow Global Change Proposed." (Report on Snowmass, CO, meeting organized by the Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.) Chemical & Engineering News 70, no. 34 (Aug. 24, 1992): 7-14.

Jelinski, L.W., T.E. Graedel, R.A. Laudise, D.W. McCall, and C.K.N. Patel. "Industrial Ecology: Concepts and Approaches." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 793-797. (*)

Leontief, Wassily, and Faye Duchin. The Future Impact of Automation on Workers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Lowe, Ernest. "Discovering Industrial Ecology." 1992. (Available from the author: call 510/339-1090 or send e-mail to elowe@path.met)

--------. "Industrial Ecology: A Context For Design and Decision." In Design for Environment: Principles and Practices by Joseph Fiksel. New York: McGraw-Hill. (In press; to check on availability, call 800/722-4726 and inquire about ISBN 007-02-09-723.)

--------. "Industrial Ecology: An Organizing Framework for Environmental Management." Total Quality Environmental Management 3, no 1 (Autumn 1993): 73-85. (*)

--------. "Industrial Ecology: Implications for Corporate Strategy." Corporate Environmental Strategy 2, no. 1 (Summer 1994): 61-65.

Lynch, Daniel R., and Charles E. Hutchinson. "Environmental Education." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 864-867.(*)

National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, USA 89 (February 1992). From a colloquium entitled "Industrial Ecology," organized by C. Kumar N. Patel, held May 20 and 21, 1991, in Washington, D.C.

Patel, C. Kumar N. "Industrial Ecology." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 798-799. (*)

Snyder, Robert. "Companies Invent New Methods To Measure Enviro-Performance." Environment Today 3, no. 4 (May 1992). (*)

Srivastava, Paul. "Ecocentric Management for a Risk Society." Academy of Management Review 20, no.1 (January 1995): 118-137.

Socolow, R., C. Andrews, F. Berkhout, and V. Thomas. Industrial Ecology and Global Change. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. (*)

Starr, Chauncey. "Education For Industrial Ecology." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 868-869. (*)

Tibbs, Hardin. "Industrial Ecology-An Agenda for Environmental Management." Pollution Prevention Review 2, no 2 (Spring 1992). [An updated version is in Whole Earth Review 77 (Winter 1992): 4-19.] (*)

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Clean Production/Clean Technology

Jackson, Tim, ed. Clean Production Strategies: Developing Preventive Environmental Management in the Industrial Economy. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1993.

Johansson, Allan. Clean Technology. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, 1992.

Larson, Jonathan. "Elegant Technology." Journal of Economic Issues 27, no. 2 (June 1993): 421-428.

Design for Environment/Life Cycle Design

Allenby, Braden R. "Design for Environment: A Tool Whose Time Has Come." Semiconductor Safety Association Journal (Sept. 1991): 5-9.

--------. "Integrating Environment And Technology: Design For Environment." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 137-148. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

Allenby, Braden R., and Ann Fullerton. "Design for Environment-A New Strategy for Environmental Management." Pollution Prevention Review 2, no. 1 (Winter 1991-1992).

Field, F.R. III, J.A. Isaacs, and J.P. Clark. "Life Cycle Design and Its Role in Product and Process Development." International Journal of Environmentally Conscious Design & Manufacturing 2 (1993): 13-20.

Gause, Donald G., and Gerald M. Weinberg. Exploring Requirements: Quality Before Design. New York: Dorset House, 1989.

Glantschnig, W.J., and J.C. Sekutowski. "Design For Environment: Philosophy, Program and Issues." In Green Engineering: Designing Products For Environmental Compatibility, edited by D. Navin-Chandra. New York: Academic Press. (In press- call 800/346-8648 to check on availability.)

Keoleian, Gregory A. "Pollution Prevention Through Product System Design." In Industrial Pollution Prevention Handbook, H. Freeman, ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 1995.

--------. "The Application of Life Cycle Assessment to Design." Journal of Cleaner Production 1, no. 3-4 (1993): 143-149.

Keoleian, Gregory A., and Dan Menerey. Life Cycle Design Guidance Manual: Environmental Requirements and the Product System. EPA/600/R-92/226. Cincinnati: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Risk Reducti on Engineering Laboratory, January 1993. (Available free of charge from the Center for Environmental Research Information, Cincinnati, 513/569-7562.)

--------. "Sustainable Development by Design: Review of Life Cycle Design and Related Approaches." Air and Waste (Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association) 44 (May 1994): 645-668. (*)

Keoleian, Gregory A., Werner J. Glantschnig, and William McCann. "Life Cycle Design: AT&T Demonstration Project." San Francisco, 2 May 1994. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Serv ice Center, 1994. (*)

Klimisch, Richard L. "Designing the Modern Automobile for Recycling." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 165-170. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

Lave, Lester B., Chris Hendrickson, Francis C. McMichael. "Recycling Decisions and Green Design." Environmental Science and Technology 28, no. 1 (January 1994): 18A-24A.

McHarg, Ian L. Design With Nature. Garden City, NY: Doubleday/Natural History Press, 1969.

Papanek, Victor. Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change. 2d ed. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1984.

Stahel, Walter. "Product Life As A Variable: the Notion of Utilization." Science and Public Policy 13, no. 4 (August 1986): 196-203. (*)

--------. "The Utilization-Focused Service Economy: Resource Efficiency and Product-Life Extension." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 178-190. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

Tipnis, Vijay A. "Evolving Issues In Product Life Cycle Design." CIRP Annals 42, no. 1 (1993): 169-173.

Todd, Nancy and John. Bioshelters, Ocean Arks, City Farming: Ecology as the Basis of Design. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1984. $25.00. To order, call 415/923-5600. (*)

U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. "Biopolymers: Making Materials Nature's Way." September 1993. #PB94-107638. Available for $19.50 from the National Technical Information Service (800/553-6847). (*)

U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. Green Products by Design: Choices for a Cleaner Environment. GPO# 052-003-01303-7. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992. $6.50. To order, call 202/512-1800.

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Environmental Accounting

Becker, Monica, and Allen L. White. "Total Cost Assessment: Catalyzing Corporate Self-Interest in Pollution Prevention." (Copies available from the Tellus Institute, Boston: call 617/266-5400).

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. "Accounting and the Environment: Unearthing the Answers." A special issue of CA Magazine 124 (March 1991): 16-50. (Copies available from CICA, 150 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2Y2 Canada; phone: 416/977-3222; fax 416/962-0276.) (*)

Gray, R., with J. Bebbington and D. Walters. Accounting For the Environment. London: Paoul Chapman, 1993.

Spitzer, Martin, et al. "Accounting and Capital Budgeting for Pollution Prevention." (Draft paper; available free of charge from the U.S. EPA Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse: call 202/260-1023.)

Todd, Rebecca. "Zero-Loss Environmental Accounting Systems." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 191-200. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994. (*)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Total Cost Assessment." May 1992. EPA 741/R-92/002. (Available free of charge from the U.S. EPA Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse: call 202/260-1023.)

--------, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Stakeholders' Action Agenda: A Report of the Workshop on Accounting and Capital Budgeting for Environmental Costs (December 5-7, 1993). EPA/742/R-94/003. (Available free of charge from the U.S. EPA Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse: call 202/260-1023.)

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Environmental Architecture

American Institute of Architects. Environmental Resource Guide. Washington: AIA. (Issued quarterly.)

"Greening Architecture." Special issue of Architecture 80, no. 5 (May 1991).

Vale, Brenda, and Robert Vale. Green Architecture: Design for a Sustainable Future. London: Thames and Hudson, 1991.

Walter, Bob, Lois Arkin, and Richard Crenshaw. Sustainable Cities: Concepts and Strategies for Eco-City Development. Los Angeles: Eco-Home Media. 1992.

Environmental Economics

Bormann, F. Herbert, and Stephen R. Kellert, eds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991.

Brown, Lester, Christopher Flavin, and Sandra Postel. Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Sustainable Global Economy. Washington: World Watch Institute, 1992. (Available for $8.95 from WWI, 202/452-1999; fax: 202/296-7365.)

Chandler, William. "Designing Sustainable Economies." Chap. 10 in 1987 State of the World Report. Washington: World Watch Institute,1987. (Available for $11.95 from WWI, 202/452-1999; fax: 202/296-7365.)

Costanza, Robert, ed. Ecological Economics: The Science and Management of Sustainability. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Daly, Herman E. Steady-State Economics. 2d ed. Washington: Island Press, 1991.

Daly, Herman E., and John B. Cobb, Jr. For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. 2d ed. Boston: Beacon Press, 1994.

Durning, Alan. Asking How Much Is Enough. Washington: World Watch Institute,1991. (Available for $8.95 from WWI: 202/452-1999; fax: 202/296-7365.) (*)

Hoffman, Robert, Bertram McInnis, and Harry Van Drunen. "An Overview of the Sustainable Development Demonstration Framework." Robberts Associates, 1988. (Contact Robert Hoffman, 340 MacLaren St., Suite B3, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0M6, Canada; telephone and fax: 613/232-5613.) (* )

Postel, Sandra, and Christopher Flavin. "Reshaping the Global Economy." Chap. 10 in 1991 State of the World Report. Washington: World Watch Institute, 1991. (Available for $11.95 from WWI: 202/452-1999; fax: 202/296-7365.)

Tietenberg, Tom. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1984.

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Environmental Engineering

Mitsch, William J. "Ecological Engineering." Environmental Science and Technology 27, no. 3 (March 1993): 438-445.

Environmental Management

Bhushan, A.K., and J.C. MacKenzie. "Environmental Leadership Plus Total Quality Management Equals Continuous Improvement." Total Quality Environmental Management 1, no. 3 (Spring 1992): 207-224.

Buderi, Robert, and Emily Smith. "Conservation Power: It Has a new Look That's Igniting an Energy Revolution." Business Week (September 16, 1991): 86+; editorial on p. 128.

Callenbach, Ernest, Fritjof Capra, and Sandra Marburg. Ecomanagement: The Elmwood Guide to Ecological Auditing and Sustainable Business. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1993. (Available for $27.95 from Center for Ecoliteracy, 510/845-4595.) (*)

Davis, John. Greening Business: Managing for Sustainable Development. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1991.

Fisher, Kurt, and Johan Schot, eds. Environmental Strategies For Industry: International Perspectives on Research Needs and Policy Implications. Washington: Island Press, 1993.

Freeman, Harry, Teresa Harten, Johnny Springer, Paul Randall, Mary Ann Curran, and Kenneth Stone. "Industrial Pollution Prevention: A Critical Review." Air and Waste (Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association) 42, no. 5 (May 1992): 618-656.

Gross, Neil. "The Green Giant? It May Be Japan." Business Week (February 24, 1992): 74-75. (*)

Hawken, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. New York: HarperBusiness, 1993.

Hawken, Paul, and William McDonough. "Seven Steps to Doing Good Business." Inc 15, no. 8 (November 1993): 79-92.

International Institute for Sustainable Development and Deloitte & Touche. Business Strategy for Sustainable Development, Leadership and Accountability for the '90s. Winnepeg: 1992. (Available from IISD, Portage Ave. E., 7th Floor, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 0Y4; phone: 204/958-7700; fax: 204/958-7710.) (*)

Kleiner, Art. "What Does It Mean to Be Green?" Harvard Business Review 69 (July-August 1991): 38-47. (*)

Lovins, Amory B., John W. Barnett, and L. Hunter Lovins. Supercars: The Coming Light-Vehicle Revolution. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute, 1993. 34pp. (Available for $8 from RMI; call 303/927-3851.)

President's Commission on Environmental Quality, Quality Environmental Management Committee. Total Quality Management: A Framework for Pollution Prevention. Washington, 1993. (To request a copy, contact PCEQ at 202/395-5750.)

Rappaport, Ann, and Margaret Fresher Flaherty. Corporate Responses To Environmental Challenges: Initiatives By Multinational Management. (Prepared under the auspices of the Center for Environmental Management, Tufts University.) New York: Quo rum Books, 1992.

Rothery, Brian. Implementing the Environment Management Standard and the EC Eco-Management Scheme. Brookfield, VT: Gower Press, 1993.

Silverstein, Michael. The Environmental Economic Revolution: How Business Will Thrive and the Earth Survive in Years to Come. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.

Smith, Emily T., David Woodruff, and Fleur Templeton. "Growth vs. Environment: In Rio Next Month, a Push for Sustainable Development." Business Week (May 11, 1992): 66-75.

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General Ecology

Commoner, Barry. Making Peace With the Planet. New York: Pantheon Books, 1990. (*)

Ehrlich, Paul R. The Machinery of Nature, The Living World Around Us-And How It Works. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1986.

Holling, C.S., ed. Adaptive Environmental Assessment and Management. London: John Wiley, 1978.

Holling, C.S. "Myths of Ecological Stability: Resilience and The Problems Of Failure." In Studies on Crisis Management, edited by C.F. Smart and W.T. Stanbury. Prepared for the Institute for Research on Public Policy. Montreal: Butterworth P ublishers, 1978.

--------. "Resilience of Ecosystems; Local Surprise and Global Change." In Sustainable Development of the Biosphere, edited by W.C. Clark and R.E. Munn. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1986, 292-317.European Journal of Operational Research 30 (1987): 139-146; and Futures (London) 26 (July/August 1994): 598-609.

McDonnell, Steward, and T.A. Pickett, eds. Humans as Components of Ecosystems: The Ecology of Subtle Human Effects and Populated Areas. New York: Springer Verlag, 1993.

Odum, Eugene P. Ecology and Our Endangered Life-Support Systems. 2d ed. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates,1993.

--------. Fundamentals of Ecology. 3d ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1971.

Odum, Howard T. "Self-Organization, Transformity, and Information." Science , 242 (November 25, 1988): 1132-1139.

Pavlik, Bruce M., et al. Oaks of California. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press, 1992. (*)

Polunin, Nicholas, ed. Ecosystem Theory and Application. New York: John Wiley, 1986.

Ricklefs, Robert E. Ecology. 3d ed. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1990.

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Industrial Ecoparks

School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Management. Toward A Burnside Ecosystem. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University, 1995.

Industrial Metabolism

Ayres, Robert U. "Industrial Metabolism: Theory and Policy." In The Greening of Industrial Ecosystems, edited by Braden R. Allenby and Deanna J. Richards, 23-37. Washington: National Academy Press, 1994.

--------. "Toxic Heavy Metals: Materials Cycle Optimization." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 89 (February 1992): 815-820. (*)

Ayres, Robert U. and Samuel L. Rod. "Patterns of Pollution in the Hudson-Raritan Basin: Reconstructing an Environmental History." Environment 28 (May 1986): 14-18+.

Ross, M., E.D. Larson, and R.H. Williams. Energy Demand and Material Flows in the Economy. PUCEE Report No. 193. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, 1985. (Available for $4.10 plus S&H from PUCEE , 609/258-5408.)

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Life Cycle Assessment

Curran, Mary Ann. "Broad-Based Environmental Life Cycle Assessment." Environmental Science and Technology 27, no. 3 (1993): 430-436.

Freeman, Harry, et al. [See Environmental Management]

Guinee, J.B., H.A. Udo de Haes, and G. Huppes. "Quantitative Life Cycle Assessment of Products." Journal of Cleaner Production 1, no. 1 (1993): 3-13.

Hocking, Martin B. "Paper Versus Polystyrene: A Complex Choice." Science 251 (February 1, 1991): 504-505. [See also Wells et al.]

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). Guidelines for Life Cycle Assessment: A Code of Practice. SETAC Workshop, Sesimbra, Portugal, 3 March 1993. (Cost is $25 for non-members, $15 for members. Write to SETAC, 1010 N. 12th Ave., Pensacola, FL 32501; call 904/469-1500; or send a fax to 904/469-9778.)

Vigon, B.W., D.A. Tolle, B.W. Cornary, H.C. Latham, C.L. Harrison, T.L. Bouguski, R.G. Hunt, and J.D. Sellers. Life Cycle Assessment: Inventory Guidelines and Principles. EPA 600/R-92/036. Cincinnati: U.S. EPA, 1993. (Available free of charge from the Center for Environmental Research Information, Cincinnati, 513/569-7562.)

Wells, Henry, Neil McCubbin, Red Cavaney, Bonnie Camo, and Martin B. Hocking. "Paper Versus Polystyrene: Environmental Impact" (Letters). Science 252 (June 7,1991): 1361-1363. [See also Hocking.]

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Organizational Behavior--The Learning Organization

Beer, Michael. "The Critical Path for Change: Keys to Success and Failure in Six Companies." In Corporate Transformation: Revitalizing Organizations for a Competitive World, edited by Ralph H. Kilmann, Teresa Joyce Covin, and associates. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1988.

Beer, Stafford. Platform for Change. New York: John Wiley,1980. (*)

--------. Brain of the Firm. 2d ed. New York: John Wiley, 1981. (*)

--------. The Heart of Enterprise. New York: John Wiley, 1979. (*)

Bremner, Brian, et al. "Tough Times, Tough Bosses." Business Week (Nov. 25, 1991): 174-179.

Clemson, Barry, and Ernest Lowe. "Total Quality Management and Comprehensive Change." Engineering Management Journal 5, no. 1 (March 1993).

--------. "Which Way to Rome: Choosing a Path for Change." Engineering Management Journal 5. no. 4 (December 1993).

Emery, F.E., and E.L. Trist. Towards a Social Ecology: Contextual Appreciations of the Future in the Present. New York: Plenum Books, 1973.

Leifer, R. "Understanding Organizational Transformation Using a Dissipative Structure Model." Human Relations 42, no. 10 (October 1989): 899-916.

McWhinney, Will. Paths of Change: Strategic Choices for Organizations and Society. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1992.

Peterson, Thane, et al. "All That Lean Isn't Turning Into Green," Business Week (Nov.18, 1991): 39-40.

Schiller, Z. "No More Mr. Nice Guy at P & G-Not by a Long Shot." Business Week (Feb. 3, 1992): 54-56.

Senge, Peter. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. New York: Doubleday/Currency, 1990.

Smith, Charles, and Gary Gemmill. "A Dissipative Structure Model of Organization Transformation." Human Relations 38, no. 8 (August 1985): 751-766.

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Sustainable Development

Colby, Michael. "Environmental Management in Development: the Evolution of Paradigms." Ecological Economics 3 (1991). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Cramer, J., and W.C.L. Zegveld. "The Future Role of Technology In Environmental Management." Futures 23 (June 1991): 451-468. London.

Gore, Al. Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.

Levine, Richard S., and Ernest J. Yanarella. "Does Sustainable Development Lead to Sustainability?" Proceedings of the American Solar Energy Society. Austin, TX, meeting. Boulder: ASES, 1990. (Copies available from the Center for Sustainable Cities, Colle ge of Architecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506; phone: 606/257-7617.)

McNeill, Jim. "Strategies For Sustainable Economic Development." Scientific American 261 (September 1989): 154-165.

Meadows, Donella, Dennis Meadows, and Jorgen Randers. Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future. White River Junction,VT: Chelsea Green Publishers, 1992. (Available for $16.95 by calling 800/639-4099 or sending a fax to 603/448-2576.) (*)

Milbraith, Lester W. Envisioning a Sustainable Society. New York: State University of New York Press, 1990.

National Commission on the Environment. Choosing a Sustainable Future. Washington: Island Press, 1993.

Schmidheiny, Stephan, with the Business Council for Sustainable Development. Changing Course: A Global Business Perspective on Development and the Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992.

World Commission on Environment and Development. Our Common Future. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

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Systems Theory

Boulding, Kenneth E. The World As a Total System. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1985.

Forrester, Jay W. Principles of Systems. Cambridge, MA: Wright-Allen Press, 1968.

--------. Industrial Dynamics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1961.

--------. World Dynamics. Cambridge, MA: Wright-Allen Press, 1971.

Heim, Joseph A., and W.Dale Compton, eds. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World Class Practice. Washington: National Academy Press, 1992.

International Conference on System Dynamics. Elements of the Systems Dynamics Method, edited by Joergen Randers. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980.

Meadows, Donella H., John Richardson, and Gerhart Bruckmann. Groping in the Dark: The First Decade of Global Modeling. New York: John Wiley, 1982.

Problem Sets

Allen, David T., Nandkamur Bakshani, and Kirsten Sinclair Rosselot. Pollution Prevention: Homework and Design Problems For Engineering Curricula. New York: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute for Pollution Prevention , and Center for Waste Reduction Technologies, 1992. 155 pp. (Cost: $35. To order, call AIChE Customer Service at 800/242-4363.)

Graedel, T.E., and B.R. Allenby. Industrial Ecology. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995. (*)

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Case Studies

Hart, Stuart, and Susan Svoboda. McDonald's-EDF Environmental Task Force Case Study: "Case A: McDonald's Environmental Strategy," "Case B1: The Clamshell Controversy," "Case B2: McDonald's Decision," and "Case C: McDonald's Sustaining McDonald's Environmental Success." 1995.


McDonald's-EDF Environmental Task Force. 1993.

Second Victory at Yorktown. 1994.


Andrews, Clinton. WWS 589: Methods in Science and Technology Policy. Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Spring 1993.

Andrews, Clinton. WWS 527a: Domestic Policy Analysis: Environmental Planning. Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Fall 1992.

Brewer, Garry, and Stuart L. Hart. CS 564 / NR 513: Strategies for Environmental Management. The University of Michigan, Winter 1994.

Clark, William, Michael McElroy, and Robert Frosch. ESPP 98/ ENR 204: Environmental Science and Public Policy: Reducing Industrial Wastes. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Spring 1994.

Côtè, Raymond P. ENV15043A: Industrial Ecology Seminar,Introduction, Topics for Discussion and Dictionary. School for Resource and Enviromental Studies. Dalhousie University. 1995.

Duchin, Faye. Proposal for a Curriculum in Ecological and Development Economics. New York University, March 1993.

Frosch, Robert, William Clark, and Michael McElroy. ENR 204/ESPP 90A: Industrial Ecology and Green Design. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Spring 1995.

Keoleian, Gregory A. SNRE 501: Industrial Ecology: Theory and Practice. The University of Michigan, Winter 1995.

Socolow, R.H. PA 525/MAE 559: Introduction To Energy and Environmental Problems. Harvard University, Spring 1994.

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AT&T Bell Laboratories
Room 1D-349
600 Mountain Ave.
Murray Hill, NJ 07974-0636

Victor Ibeanusi, Assistant Professor
Biology Department
Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Ilan Juran, Department Head
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Polytechnic University
Brooklyn, NY 11201-2990

David H. Marks, Director
Programs in Env'tal Engin. Education and Research
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
MIT, Building 48-305
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Gary O'Neal, Director,
Environmental Sustainability
EPA Region 10
1200 6th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101

C. Kumar N. Patel, Vice Chancellor for Research
University of California
Office of the Chancellor
Murphy Hall, Room 2138
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles CA 90024-11405

Donald R. Sadoway, Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
MIT, Room 8-109
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Bernice Scott, Assistant Professor
Economics Department
Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Robert H. Socolow, Director
Center for Energy and Environmental Studies
H104 Engineering Quadrangle
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Valerie Thomas
Center for Energy and Environmental Studies
H102 Engineering Quad
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-5263

Paul Shrivastava, Professor
Management Department
Bucknell University
Lewisberg, PA 17837

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