Closing the loop: A systems thinking led sustainable sanitation project in Australia

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dc.contributor.author Gray, Janice en_US
dc.contributor.author Kachenko, Anthony en_US
dc.contributor.author Sankaran, Shankar en_US
dc.contributor.author Abeysuriya, Kumi en_US
dc.contributor.editor Wilby, J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:10:41Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:10:41Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010001019 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Sankaran Sivarama (Shankar) et al. 2010, 'Closing the loop: A systems thinking led sustainable sanitation project in Australia', , International Society for the System Sciences, Hull, UK, , pp. 1-13. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1999-6918 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16584
dc.description.abstract This paper will explain a research project being carried out in Sydney, Australia at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) highlighting the systems thinking principles and action research methodology being adopted in this project. UTS is set to participate in an Australia-first research project, led by the Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF), exploring the use of innovative urine diverting toilets in an institutional setting. A UTS Challenge Grant (an internal grant scheme to promote innovative collaborative research) has been awarded to the project which will enable safe nutrient capture and reuse from urine diverting toilets installed on campus for a trial period. The Challenge Grant has some enthusiastic industry partners including the local water utility Sydney Water; the sanitaryware manufacturer CaromaDorf; the Nursery and Garden Industry Association; government partners (NSW Department of Health, and City of Sydney) and the UTS Facilities Management Unit. Researchers from the University of Western Sydney and University of New South Wales in Australia as well as Linkoping University in Sweden are collaborators in this research. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher International Society for the System Sciences en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Closing the loop: A systems thinking led sustainable sanitation project in Australia en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the ISSS en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Hull, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 13 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Built Environment en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120201 en_US
dc.personcode 999248 en_US
dc.personcode 995362 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066014 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066015 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Building Construction Management and Project Planning en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Meeting of the International Society for the System Sciences en_US
dc.date.activity 20100718 en_US
dc.location.activity Waterloo, Canada en_US
dc.description.keywords Sustainability; Systems Thinking; Action research; Urine Diversion en_US


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