MGAP-4418 Industrial Ecology

The objective of this course is to understand how to become a sustainable society by optimizing resources. It analyzes the basic concepts of industrial ecology and how to optimize and reorganize industrial activities in order to minimize their environmental effects. Similarly, it analyzes how industrial ecology can and has been used to develop long-term strategies in the development of the industrial and technological sector. Specifically, it reviews topics applied on real cases, such as: life cycle analysis, reverse logistics, cleaner production, ecoefficiency, etc.