Peer-reviewed journal articles

Jin, E., Van Ewijk, S., Kanaoka, K. S., Alamerew, Y. A., Lin, H., Zhi Cao, Z, Jabarivelisdeh, B., Ehmann, K.F., Chertow, M. R., Masanet, E. (2023). Sustainability assessment and pathways for U.S. domestic paper. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 10.1016/j.resconrec.2023.107249

Song, L., Van Ewijk, S., Masanet, E., Watari, T., Meng, F., Cao, Z., Chen, W. (2023). China can close the bulk materials loop but deep decarbonization needs demand reduction. Nature Climate Change. 10.1038/s41558-023-01866-3

Van Ewijk, S., Chaudhary, S. & Berrill, P. (2023). Estimating passenger emissions from airfares supports equitable climate action. Environmental Research Letters. 10.1088/1748-9326/acaa48

Leipold et al. (33 authors including S. van Ewijk). (2022). Lessons, narratives and research directions for a sustainable circular economy. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 10.1111/jiec.13346

Chen, D. T., Au, W. Y., Van Ewijk. S., Roy, A. & Stegemann, J. A. (2021). Elemental and mineralogical composition of metal-bearing neutralisation sludges, and zinc speciation – A review. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125676

Van Ewijk, S., J.A. Stegemann, & Ekins, P. (2020). Limited climate benefits of global recycling of pulp and paper. Nature Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-00624-z

Van Ewijk, S. & Hoekman, P. (2020). Emission reduction potentials for academic conference travel. Journal of Industrial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13079

Van Ewijk, S., & McDowall, W. (2020). Diffusion of flue gas desulfurization reveals barriers and opportunities for carbon capture and storage. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18107-2

Van Ewijk, S., & Stegemann, J. A. (2020). Recognising waste use potential to achieve a circular economy. Waste Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.11.051

Van Ewijk, S., Park, J. Y., Chertow, M. (2018). Quantifying the system-wide recovery potential of waste in the global paper life cycle. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.02.026

Van Ewijk, S., J.A. Stegemann, and P. Ekins. (2017). Global life cycle paper flows, recycling metrics, and material efficiency. Journal of Industrial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12613

Filatova, T., Polhill, J. G., Van Ewijk, S. (2015). Regime shifts in coupled socio-environmental systems: Review of modelling challenges and approaches. Environmental Modelling & Software. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.04.003

Van Ewijk, S., Stegemann, J.A. (2014). Limitations of the waste hierarchy for achieving absolute reductions in material throughput. Journal of Cleaner Production. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.11.051

Reports and working papers

Van Ewijk, S., Ashton, W. S., Berrill, P., Cao, Z., Chertow, M., Chopra, S. S., Fishman, T., Fitzpatrick, C., Heidrich, O., Leipold, S., Ritter, F., Sprecher, B., Yao, Y., Myers, R. J. (2023). Ten insights from industrial ecology for the circular economy. Leiden, The Netherlands: International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE). URL

Domenech, T., Ekins, P., Van Ewijk, S., Spano Klein, C., Kloss, B., Miedzinski, M., Petit, M., Stuchtey, M., & Tomei, J. (2020). Making Materials Work for Life – Introducing Producer Ownership. Project LAUNCH. URL

Van Ewijk, S. (2018). Resource efficiency and the circular economy: concepts, economic benefits, barriers, and policies. Report for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). URL

Van Ewijk, S. (2012). De Zwitserse Energiesector: Innovatielandschap & Kansen voor Nederland (The Swiss energy sector: innovation & opportunities for the Netherlands), Agentschap NL. URL

Books and book chapters

Van Ewijk, S., Stegemann, J. (2023). An Introduction to Waste Management and Circular Economy. UCL Press, London. URL

Van Ewijk, S. (2018). An Introduction to Resource Efficiency: Concepts and Definitions. In Flachecker and Rentschler (2018). Investing in Resource Efficiency – The economics and politics of financing the resource transitions. URL

Conference papers and essays

Domenech, T., Van Ewijk, S. (2015). Analysing impacts of product life extension through material flow analysis: the case of EEE and paper. Paper presented at the Product Lifetimes and the Environment Conference, Nottingham, United Kingdom, June 17-19, 2015.

Van Ewijk, S. (2015). Understanding transitions through connectivity and innovation resources: the case of solar PV. Paper presented for the ETH PhD Academy on Sustainability and Technology, June 4-9, 2015.

Van Ewijk, S. (2014). Between narrative and statistics – a novel framework for understanding innovation and transitions. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions, Utrecht, Netherlands, August 27-29, 2014.

Van Ewijk, S. (2013). Re-inventing the multi-level perspective for technological transitions: a more rigorous tool for analysis and two case studies. TIK Innovation Essay Competition, University of Oslo, Norway, Third Prize.

Popular media

Van Ewijk, S. & Stegemann, J.A. (2020). Why we’ll still need waste in the circular economy. The Conversation. URL

Van Ewijk, S. (2014). Energy Innovation – Do niche markets really matter? Scientific American, Plugged In. URL

Van Ewijk, S. & Arentsen, M.J. (2013). Onderwijs moet High Tech, Human Touch. UT-Nieuws, Opinie, 12-05-2013, p. 21-22. URL

Van Ewijk, S. (2009). Nederland is net zo natuurlijk als een kamerplant. De Volkskrant, 03-10-2009. URL


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