Reid J. Lifset

Research Scholar, Resident Fellow in Industrial Ecology, Associate Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Industrial Ecology

Selected Publications

Lifset, R. 2016. The role of government in extended producer responsibility: A discussion of selected governance issues. In Extended producer responsibility: Updated guidance for efficient waste management. Paris: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/environment/extended-producer-responsibility/governance-issues-and-extended-producer-responsibility_9789264256385-6-en

Kalimo, H. and R. Lifset. 2015. Thinking under the box: Public choice and constitutional law perspectives on city-level environmental policy. William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review. 40(1): 200-234. https://scholarship.law.wm.edu/wmelpr/vol40/iss1/6/

Lifset, R. and M. Eckelman. 2013. Material efficiency in a multi-material world. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 371(1986). http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2012.0002 1471-2962

Lifset, R. and F. Boons.  2012. "Industrial Ecology: Business Management in a Material World." In The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment, edited by P. Bansal and A. Hoffman.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199584451.003.0017

Lifset, R. J., M. J. Eckelman, E. M. Harper, Z. Hausfather, and G. Urbina. 2012. Metal lost and found: Dissipative uses and releases of copper in the United States 1975–2000. Science of the Total Environment 417–418(0): 138-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.09.075

Johnson, J., E. M. Harper, R. Lifset, and T. E. Graedel. 2007. “Dining at the periodic table: Metals concentrations as they relate to recycling.” Environmental Science & Technology 41(5): 1759-1765. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es060736h

Lifset, Reid, Robert Gordon, Thomas Graedel, Sabrina Spatari, Marlen Bertram "Where Has All the Copper Gone? The Stocks and Flows Project, Part 1" JOM October 2002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02709216

Lifset, R. and T. E. Graedel. 2001. “Industrial Ecology: Goals and Definitions.” In Handbook for Industrial Ecology, edited by R. U. Ayres and L. Ayres. Brookfield: Edward Elgar. http://www.elgaronline.com/view/1840645067.00009.xml

Lifset, R. 1993. Take it back: Extended producer responsibility as a form of incentive-based policy. Journal of Resource Management and Technology 21(4): 163-175.
 

Video


Presentation by Reid Lifset at the seminar organized by the Environmental Institute, “The Circular Economy: Regulatory and Commercial Law Implications,” February 23, 2016.