Combination Of Life Cycle Thinking And Environmental Communication To Improve Our Pro-Environmental Behavior
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Giovanni De Feo carries out his researches at the Department of Industrial Engineering (DIIn) of the University of Salerno, Italy. His research interests are in the fields of solid waste management (Life Cycle Assessment, siting, separate collection, sociological investigations) and wastewater treatment. He is a member of the Management Committee of the Specialist Group on Water and Wastewater in Ancient Civilizations of the IWA (International Water Association).

                       

Combination Of Life Cycle Thinking And Environmental Communication To Improve Our Pro-Environmental Behavior

Municipal solid waste (MSW) is the waste that we produce in our home. It is mainly composed of putrescible and many recyclable materials, such as paper and cardboard, plastic, glass, aluminum, steel, and wood. The source-separation of MSW is used all over the world as a method to recover materials as well as to reduce environmental impacts. In fact, if those materials are not separated, collected and sent to recycling, they end up into landfills and incinerators. In our recent...

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