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Material flow accounting and material footprints: System definition and data sources

By | 20th April 2022

Material flow accounting (MFA) (Fischer-Kowalski et al. 2011) is a method to systematically compile data on the total material use (input) and discards (output) of society/economy. Its system boundaries are consistent with the System of National Accounts and it is an established accounting methodology with a comprehensive database (Resource Panel IRP).  As an accounting scheme,… Read More »