Industrial symbiosis: an economic and climate opportunity

Rhys Roth from Center for Sustainable Infrastructure discusses the concept of Industrial Symbiosis and the economic as well as climate opportunities it presents.

How could forming industrial clusters help create CO2 and other waste offtake opportunities for energy-intensive sectors? Imagine heat, CO2, waste and other outputs being used efficiently to create valuable products.

Rhys Roth joins Alex to talk about his experience in bringing Industrial Symbiosis as a concept to Washington State and the potential that all sides of the political spectrum there see in it, including opportunities for decarbonization as well as regional investment.

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