• Seran Özzağlı
  • Seçil Büro
  • Aşkın Kiraz
Keywords: Zero waste concept, waste management, waste, systematic literature review, literature analyse.


The disposal of wastes without being evaluated in the recycling and recovery process causes serious resource losses in terms of both material and energy. While the population and living standards in the world increase, there is an inevitable increase in consumption, which increases the pressure on our natural resources and disrupts the balance of the world, and our limited resources cannot keep up with the increasing needs. Considering this situation, the importance of efficient use of natural resources becomes even more evident. For this reason, zero waste implementation studies have become widespread both individually and institutionally all over the world in recent years. The concept of zero waste has begun to take its place in scientific research. Researchers primarily used definitions and explanations and added current examples to their scientific studies in order to place the concept in repertoires and raise awareness. This scientific study emerged in order to analyze the content of the studies on the concept of "zero waste" in the literature. The study, which was carried out with the qualitative method, was analyzed by content analysis, and the findings were presented in tables.


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How to Cite
Özzağlı, S., Büro, S., & Kiraz, A. (2022). A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW ON ZERO WASTE CONCEPT. Near East University Online Journal of Education, 5(1), 16-25. https://doi.org/10.32955/neuje.v5i1.498