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    • Ecología industrial: innovación y desarrollo sostenible en sistemas industriales 

      Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma (UPC. Cátedra Unesco de Sostenibilidad, 2011-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      La ecología industrial (EI) es un área interdisciplinaria que intenta asimilar el funcionamiento de los ecosistemas industriales al de los naturales, con una interrelación entre industrias, el medio social y natural que ...
    • Energy and material flows of megacities 

      Kennedy, Christopher A.; Stewart, Iain; Facchini, Angelo; Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma (2015-05-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Understanding the drivers of energy and material flows of cities is important for addressing global environmental challenges. Accessing, sharing, and managing energy and material resources is particularly critical for ...
    • Environmental assessment of an integrated rooftop greenhouse for food production in cities 

      Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Muñoz, Pere; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2018-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Vertical farming is emerging as an effective measure to grow food in buildings and can increase food production in urban areas in a more sustainable manner. This study presents a comprehensive environmental assessment of ...
    • Hacia un nuevo desarrollo: propuesta de economía circular en el sector agroalimentario (Guanajuato, México) 

      Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      El sector agroalimentario es uno de los principales en el estado de Guanajuato. En León (Gto.) existen pequeños sistemas agroindustriales que podrían funcionar como un modelo de economía circular para cerrar el ciclo de ...
    • Identificació del potencial d'un projecte de simbiosi industrial 

      Recasens Bosch, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Símbiosy
      La simbiosi industrial (SI) és una estratègia de col·laboració empresarial que aplica els conceptes de l’economia circular al teixit industrial per promoure-hi un desenvolupament econòmic sostenible. Els projectes de ...
    • Identificación de sinergias a través del metabolismo urbano en la zona Litoral Besòs 

      Oviedo Ospina, Angelica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El Litoral del Besòs a l'àrea metropolitana de Barcelona és un dels grans receptors de càrregues ambientals, a causa de la desembocadura del Riu Besòs a la mar, el qual està sota la influència d'activitats agrícoles i ...
    • Identifying eco-efficient year-round crop combinations for rooftop greenhouse agriculture 

      Rufí-Salís, Martí; Petit Boix, Anna; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Ercilla Montserrat, Mireia; Sanjuan Delmás, David; Parada, Felipe; Arcas, Verónica; Muñoz Liesa, Joan; Gabarrell, Xavier (2020-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Rooftop greenhouses (RTGs) are agricultural systems that can improve the food supply chain by producing vegetables in unused urban spaces. However, to date, environmental assessments of RTGs have only focused on ...
    • Implantació d’ecodisseny mitjançant un projecte pilot. Certificació UNE 150301 

      Mas Araya, Marina; Salinas Mañas, Laura; Blejman, Gabriel A. (Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Manresa, 2010-12-02)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Improving the metabolism and sustainability of buildings and cities through integrated rooftop greenhouses (i-RTG)" 

      Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Petit Boix, Anna; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rovira, Maria Rosa; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Muñoz, Pere; Montero, Juan Ignacio; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Springer, 2018)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      Food security in cities is an increasing concern due to the impact of climate change and the concentration of world population in cities. Urban agriculture (UA) aims at enhancing food production in urban areas, providing ...
    • Industrial ecology as a planning approach for a sustainable tanning industrial estate 

      Notarnicola, Bruno; Raggi, Andrea; Puig Vidal, Rita; Argelich, Montse; Solé Gustems, Miquel; Bautista, Sonia; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Fullana Palmer, Pere; Gazulla, Cristina; Calvet Puig, Maria Dolors (2008)
      Article
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    • Integració energètica i simbiosi industrial 

      Teixidor Tejeda, Vicenç (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-22)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest projecte se centra en l’estudi de l’optimització dels recursos energètics en sistemes industrials. S’ha investigat l’estat de l’art de la recerca de conceptes com l’ecologia industrial, l’economia circular i la ...
    • Is industrial ecology a proper way to introduce sustainability into technical universities 

      Gay, Eleonora; Quintana Suárez, Jimena; González-Siso Sampedro, Maria Rosa; Vega Moreno, Guido Atilio (Centre per a la Sostenibilitat, 2009-07-09)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Industrial Ecology (IE) started as an emerging field in the seventies of the twentieth century in countries such as Japan and USA. Following this example, other countries have developed initiatives and methodologies in ...
    • LCM in urban planning for diminishing GHG: case study on concrete sidewalks 

      Oliver-Solà, Jordi; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Gabarrell, Xavier; Rieradevall, J. (2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The Kyoto protocol, signed by 160 countries, pledges greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of at least 5% relative to 1990 levels [1]. Besides the global concern and action to mitigate GHG emissions, national-level ...
    • Life cycle assessment of Italian and Spanish bovine leather production systems 

      Notarnicola, Bruno; Puig Vidal, Rita; Raggi, Andrea; Fullana Palmer, Pere; Tassielli, Giuseppe; de Camillis, Camillo; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2011-09-02)
      Article
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      The objectives of the research here described were to put in evidence the eco-profiles of two product-systems concerning bovine leather manufactured in Italy and Spain, to identify their hot spots and to find out if the ...
    • Literature study on Industrial Ecology 

      Fernández González, Gerard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Institut National Polythecnique de Toulouse, 2014)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Measuring sustainable development in biofuel production from microalgae 

      Ortega Ramírez, Mariana; Giraldi Díaz, Mario; Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma (2015-05)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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      It is a fact that a focus on sustainability must be taken into account in all processes, including those addressed in this book. This chapter gives a broad overview of the current environmental crisis humanity is facing, ...
    • Methodology for the optimal design of a utility network in an Eco-Industrial Park (EIP) 

      Rocafull Piqueras, Mariona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Institut National Polythecnique de Toulouse, 2014)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The aim of this project is the optimization of an Eco-industrial park through innovative methodologies. I have been working in a chemical laboratory, performing a stage, in order to support a PhD student’s thesis. Most of ...
    • Plan de negocio EcoSolutions 

      Barón Pérez, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El presente documento desarrolla un plan de negocio con dos objetivos: por un lado familiarizarse con el mundo empresarial, concretamente el de los emprendedores; y por otro lado, buscar una idea de negocio rentable que ...
    • Product vs corporate carbon footprint: Some methodological issues. A case study and review on the wine sector 

      Navarro Diarte, Alejandra; Puig Vidal, Rita; Fullana Palmer, Pere (2017-01-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      Carbon footprint (CF) is nowadays one of the most widely used environmental indicators. The scope of the CF assessment could be corporate (when all production processes of a company are evaluated, together with upstream ...
    • Quantifying energy symbiosis of building-integrated agriculture in a mediterranean rooftop greenhouse 

      Muñoz Liesa, Joan; Royapoor, Mohammad; López Capel, Elisa; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rufí-Salís, Martí; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      A major concern for sustainable development is urban systems energy consumption. A possible way to gain additional whole system energy efficiencies is to integrate rooftop greenhouses (iRTG) on unoccupied roofs. This work ...