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This section provides the explanations and standard definitions of the keywords used in this Toolkit.

 

[Definitions are to be added soon.]

 

List of keywords

 

Average annual employment cost

 

Benefit

Biodegradation

By-product

 

Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Cleaner production

Closed-loop production

Composting

Co-product

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Cost

 

Eco-efficiency

Eco-industrial park

Eco-innovation

Employment

End-of-pipe technology

Environmental management system (EMS)

Environmental performance scenario

Environmental performance

 

Facility

Factory gate price

Fugitive sources

Full-time equivalent employment

Functional unit

 

Industrial ecology

Innovation

Input

 

Kyoto Protocol

 

Life cycle assessment (LCA)

 

Manufacturing industries

Mass balance (material balance)

Methane (CH4)

 

Nitrous oxide (N2O)

Non-renewable content

 

Output

 

Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)

Process

Product

Product-service system (PSS)

Purchasing power parity (PPP)

 

Rare earths

Recovered goods

Recycled/reused materials

Recovery

Recycled content

Recycled material

Recovered (reclaimed) material

Releases to land

Remanufactured goods

Renewable energy

Renewable materials

Research and development (R&D)

Residuals

 

Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)

Sustainable manufacturing

Sustainability reporting

 

Transfers to disposal

 

Value added