Ines Costa
Ministry of Environment and Climate Action
LISBON, Portugal
Member ID 0239
Member since Aug 16, 2009
Status Active


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


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
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