Ines Costa

Ministry of Environment and Climate Action
Profile photo Ines Costa

Secretary of State for the Environment, Ministry of Environment and Climate Action, Portugal


General Information

Member ID 0239
First Name Ines
Last Name Costa
Member Since Aug 16, 2009


Environmental engineer
Master in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology
PhD in Industrial Ecology, focusing on Industrial Symbiosis
Senior consultant in industrial symbiosis, eco industrial parks and integrated resource efficiency
Advisor to the Ministry of the Environment and Energy Transition (Portugal)

Costa, I., Massard, G., & Agarwal, A. (2010). Waste management policies for industrial symbiosis development: case studies in European countries. Journal of Cleaner Production, 18(8), 815-822.

Costa, I., & Ferrão, P. (2010). A case study of industrial symbiosis development using a middle-out approach. Journal of Cleaner Production, 18(10-11), 984-992.

Patrício, J., Costa, I., & Niza, S. (2015). Urban material cycle closing–assessment of industrial waste management in Lisbon region. Journal of Cleaner Production, 106, 389-399.

Research Interests

Waste, water and sanitation
Air and Soil quality
Circular economy
Public policies and instruments
Industrial symbiosis
Disruptive design thinking


Contact Information

Organization Ministry of Environment and Climate Action
Email Only visible to members
Country Portugal

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