“We should be recycling nonrenewables now, even if it means finding a way to mine landfills, where metals and minerals are often found in higher concentrations than they are in ore deposits.” - Janine Benyus

Aquinas College

Full Cost Accounting (FCA)

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA site offers a great introduction of FCA, as well as uses, applications, and benefits of the sustainable method.

New Mexico State University (NMSU)- Prof. David Boje

This website examines the cost relationships that exist between businesses, the environment, and the government. The concepts underlying full cost accounting measures are explained, including the categorization of the costs of externalities that have been previously ignored in traditional accounting practices.

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