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Waste Management and the Energy Transition

Rachel A. Meidl

Waste Management and the Energy Transition.

Integrating a life-cycle dimension into future policies to assess the social, environmental and economic implications of various products across their life cycle and throughout their value chain is critical to achieving sustainability and a circular economy, writes Rachel A. Meidl, fellow in energy and environment.

This brief is part of a series of Baker Institute recommendations for the Biden administration.