(EnergyAsia, March 6, Friday) — ‘Renewables-Based Technology: Sustainability Assessment’, the first book in the ‘Wiley Renewable Resources’ series, covers a range of sustainability assessment methods and their uses.

Sustainability is a key driving force for industries in the energy, chemical, food, packaging, agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors. These days, company reports incorporate quantitative sustainability indicators. This trend is driving the uptake of renewable resources and the adoption of renewables.

Topics covered in this new book include sustainability performance indicators, contribution of renewable to society, potential of renewable as feedstock for chemistry and energy, life cycle inventory analysis, net energy balancing and fuel-cycle analysis, life cycle assessment as an environmental sustainability tool, material flow analysis, use of renewable from a systems perspective, ecological footprints and bio-capacity.

It also deals with sustainable process indices, assessment of sustainable land use in producing biomass, assessment of forest product industries, energy production industry, biofuels, organic waste treatment, oleochemical and petrochemical surfactants, bio-based packaging materials, biotechnology-based chemicals and bio-based pharmaceuticals.

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