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Metabolism and Environmental Impacts of Household Consumption: A Review on the Assessment, Methodology, and Drivers


  • Monica Di Donato
  • Pedro L. Lomas
  • Óscar Carpintero


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  • Monica Di Donato & Pedro L. Lomas & Óscar Carpintero, 2015. "Metabolism and Environmental Impacts of Household Consumption: A Review on the Assessment, Methodology, and Drivers," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Yale University, vol. 19(5), pages 904-916, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:inecol:v:19:y:2015:i:5:p:904-916

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    7. Age Poom & Rein Ahas, 2016. "How Does the Environmental Load of Household Consumption Depend on Residential Location?," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 8(9), pages 1-18, August.
    8. Nieto, Jaime & Carpintero, Óscar & Miguel, Luis J., 2018. "Less than 2°C? An Economic-Environmental Evaluation of the Paris Agreement," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 146(C), pages 69-84.
    9. Suárez-Eiroa, Brais & Fernández, Emilio & Soto-Oñate, David & Ovejero-Campos, Aida & Urbieta, Pablo & Méndez, Gonzalo, 2022. "A framework to allocate responsibilities of the global environmental concerns: A case study in Spain involving regions, municipalities, productive sectors, industrial parks, and companies," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 192(C).
    10. Camila López-Eccher & Elizabeth Garrido-Ramírez & Iván Franchi-Arzola & Edmundo Muñoz, 2021. "Life Cycle Assessment of Households in Santiago, Chile: Environmental Hotspots and Policy Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(5), pages 1-12, February.
    11. I-Chun Chen & Kuang-Ly Cheng & Hwong-Wen Ma & Cathy C.W. Hung, 2021. "Identifying Spatial Driving Factors of Energy and Water Consumption in the Context of Urban Transformation," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(19), pages 1-18, September.
    12. Barbara V. Kasulaitis & Callie W. Babbitt & Andrew K. Krock, 2019. "Dematerialization and the Circular Economy: Comparing Strategies to Reduce Material Impacts of the Consumer Electronic Product Ecosystem," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Yale University, vol. 23(1), pages 119-132, February.
    13. Baltruszewicz, Marta & Steinberger, Julia K. & Paavola, Jouni & Ivanova, Diana & Brand-Correa, Lina I. & Owen, Anne, 2023. "Social outcomes of energy use in the United Kingdom: Household energy footprints and their links to well-being," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 205(C).
    14. Christos Vlachokostas, 2020. "Closing the Loop Between Energy Production and Waste Management: A Conceptual Approach Towards Sustainable Development," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(15), pages 1-15, July.
    15. Adél Strydom & Josephine Kaviti Musango & Paul K. Currie, 2019. "Conceptualizing Household Energy Metabolism: A Methodological Contribution," Energies, MDPI, vol. 12(21), pages 1-19, October.

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