is a concept that links environmental and financial performance. It
does this by focusing on the development, production and delivery of
products and services that meet human needs while progressively reducing
their environmental impact throughout their lifecycles.
means doing more with less - using environmental resources more
efficiently in economic processes. The application of Eco-Efficiency is
undertaken, but not limited, by approaches and tools such as Cleaner
Production and Environmental Management Systems.
Study shows Green Opportunity
A scoping study has been carried out to develop recommendations on
implementing an Eco- Efficiency assistance program for the book
production industry. The study was supported by the Book Production
-Enhanced Printing Industries Competitiveness Scheme (EPICS),
Infrastructure and Industry Growth Fund (IIGF).
It was carried out by the Centre of Excellence in Cleaner Production,
Curtin University of Technology (CECP), with the active support of Printing Industries
Western Australia region. The scoping study (see report below) included
Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland.