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industrial symbiosis

Industrial symbiosis involves the flow of materials and energy through local and regional economies. Traditionally separate industries participate in industrial symbiosis through a collective approach to resource efficiency involving the exchange of materials, energy, and/or byproducts.
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  • eco-industrial development
  • industrial ecosystems
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