Briefing: Overview of the work of the Sue waste consortium

Powrie, W., Riley, K. and Salter, A.M. (2009) Briefing: Overview of the work of the Sue waste consortium. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Waste and Resource Management, 162, (3), 119-127. (doi:10.1680/warm.2009.162.3.119).


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The Sue waste consortium was funded by the Engineering
and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under its
sustainable urban environment (Sue) programme to carry
out an integrated, multi-disciplinary programme of research into waste resource management in the urban environment. The consortium aimed to address some of the most pressing issues facing modern-day waste management practitioners and policy makers. This briefing provides an overview of the background, mode of operation and outputs of the consortium, which have yielded potential benefits both for UK research capabilities and the waste management industry. It has advanced the knowledge base in a way that should enable more
informed policy and decision making. This will in turn contribute to the ultimate goal of sustainability in urban waste resource management.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1680/warm.2009.162.3.119
ISSNs: 1747-6526 (print)
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Keywords: waste management and disposal, research and development, sustainability
Subjects: T Technology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 76113
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Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:09

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