Volume 9, Issue 1-2: Special Issue on Consumption and Industrial Ecology

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Top: Warehouse of TNT Logistics, a division of TPG, a Dutch-based mail, express, and logistics company. As indicated in previous issues of the JIE, global expansion of the world market and technologies such as e-commerce have made logistics a key consideration for sustainable business models. Photo credit: TNT Logistics.

Bottom: Grand opening of a Wild Oats Natural Marketplace store in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Wild Oats stores sold $1 billon worth of natural and organic products in 2004. The global organic food and drink market in 2002 was $23 billion, with the largest gains coming from North America. Photo credit: Brett Mason. http://wildoats.com/.

Photos and captions compiled by H. Scott Matthews, Carnegie Mellon University