Industrial Ecology

Completed June 2012
Zespri International, Norskeskog

A synthesis of the learnings from the symbiotic industrial ecology project in the Bay of Plenty and Kawerau industrial symbiosis projects, and business models used for industrial symbiosis abroad.

Scion, TBD

A new research group in Scion that is focused on cleaner manufacturing systems through the principles associated with industrial ecology.

Ongoing PhD Project
Massey University

A comparative industrial ecological analysis is being undertaken of the macro-level costs and benefits of a national zero waste approach versus other options for waste materials. This will involve a resource audit of New Zealand’s “commodity...

Ongoing PhD project
Massey University

This project is evaluating alternative sources and end uses of biochar in New Zealand from a systems perspective.