Glossary

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Glossary

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Acid Rain: Acid rain is caused by the release of acidic gases, primarily from burning fossil fuels

Allocation: Partitioning the input or output flows of a process or a product system under study and one or more other product systems

Anaerobic Digestion: Decomposition of the biodegradable parts of waste under controlled conditions, which captures and uses methane and solids, which after aerobic stabilization may be used as organic soil amendment

Anthropocentrism: A belief that human beings are the most significant entity in the universe.
Appreciative inquiry: A philosophy of organizational assessment and change that seeks examples of success to emulate and organizational or personal strengths to build upon, rather than focusing upon fixing negative or ineffective organizational processes