Dr Jeff Seadon

Jeff Seadon

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +64 921 9999 ext. 6789

Email: jeff.seadon@aut.ac.nz

Qualifications:

Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Sciences), Auckland,
Master of Science (Chemistry), Auckland,
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Auckland

Memberships and Affiliations:

Waste Management Association of New Zealand
New Zealand Trade and Industrial Waste Forum

Teaching Areas:

Resource Efficiency
Risk Management
Environmental Management

Research Areas:

  • Waste minimisation
  • Resource efficiency
  • Productivity
  • Life cycle management
  • Risk management
  • Environmental management
  • Sustainability
  • Deconstruction
  • Design out waste
  • Legislation as a driver

Publications:

Refereed
Mbachu, J and Seadon, J. (2014). “Productivity improvement in building life cycle: Development process, role-players and efficiency improvement”. Bookboon, ISBN 978-87-403-0601-9

Pizzirani, S, McLaren, S J, Seadon, J. (2014). “Is there a place for culture in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment?” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, vol.19, No.6, pp. 1316 – 1330

Zuo, K, Wilkinson, S, Seadon, J. (2013). “A case study of construction productivity after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand”. In Prof. S. Kajewski, A/Prof. K Manley and Prof K Hampson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th CIB World Building Congress 2013: Construction and Society, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 9 May

Anderson, H, Wilkinson, S, Tookey, J, Seadon, J, Lineham, B, Page, I, Sharman, W, Bennett, A, Cunningham, P, Kane, C D, Warren, A, Bell, P, Golding, K, Baxter, D. (2013). Construction productivity - The devil's in the detail. Proceedings of the Productivity Hub Symposium, Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand, 1 July.

McDevitt, JE, Love, SR, Seadon, JK and Allison, RW (2012) “An Evaluation of Alternative Waste Footprint Methodologies Using an Indicative Tissue Paper Supply Chain” Appita Journal, vol. 65, no.2, pp. 1639-51

Seadon JK (2010) “Sustainable Waste Management Systems”. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 18, no.16-17, pp. 159-64

Seadon, JK, Moore, DJ and McDevitt, JE (2010) “Social Life Cycle Assessment for Housing in the New Zealand Context”.  Proceedings of the Australasian Housing researchers Conference, Auckland, 17 – 19 November 2010

Seadon JK (2006) “Integrated Waste Management – Looking Beyond the Solid Waste Horizon”. Waste Management, vol. 26, no.12, pp. 1327-36

Seadon JK, Mason, R and Mannion, S (2004) “Enhancing Efficiency in Electroplating Operations”. Proceedings of the New Zealand Water and Waste Association Annual Conference and Expo, Christchurch, 6 – 8 October 2004 on CD ROM

Evans, B and Seadon, JK (2003) “Success in Waste Minimisation Programmes for Micro Businesses”.  International Solid Waste Association World Congress and Ozwaste Trade Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, 9 – 14 November 2003

Seadon, JK, and Hopkins, A (2003) “The Effect of Socio-Economic Factors on Waste Reduction”.  International Solid Waste Association World Congress and Ozwaste Trade Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, 9 – 14 November 2003

Seadon, JK, and Stone, LJ (2003) “The Integration of Waste Management by Local Authorities in New Zealand”.  Air and Waste Management Association 96th Annual Conference and Exhibition, San Diego, United States of America, 22 – 26 June 2003

Seadon, JK, and Mamula-Stojnic, L (2002) “Four Cities, One Region: Implementing Municipal Solid Waste Reduction Programmes”.  Proceedings of the Enviro2002 Convention and Exhibition and IWA 3rd World Water Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 7 – 11 April 2002 on CD ROM

Mamula-Stojnic, L. and Seadon, JK, (2000). Identifying Environmental Indicators for Closed Landfills, Towards Sustainability in the Built Environment, QUT publications, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 593-603  

Middleton BE, and Seadon JK (2000) “Economic Drivers for Sustainable Waste Management Policies”. Proceedings of the Shaping the Sustainable Millennium, Collaborative Approaches, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 7 July 2000 on CD ROM

Seadon JK, and Mamula-Stojnic L (2000) “The Ethics of Cleaner Production in New Zealand”. Proceedings of the Shaping the Sustainable Millennium, Collaborative Approaches, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 7 July 2000 on CD ROM

Turnwald E, and Seadon JK (2000) “Water Consumption Reduction in West Auckland Schools”. Proceedings of the New Zealand Water and Waste Association Annual Conference and Expo, Rotorua, 27 – 29 October 2000 on CD ROM

Seadon, JK, and Boyle, C (1999) “Towards Zero Waste in Auckland City”. Proceedings of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Cleaner Production Roundtable, Brisbane, Australia, 21– 25 April 1999. pp 259 - 264


Non-refereed
Seadon, J. (2013, May). “Prefabrication primes productivity”. Australian and New Zealand Timberman 21(3), 17

Seadon, JK (2010) “Life Cycle Management – Science Meets Society”.   Proceedings of the Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Auckland, 12 – 15 October 2010

Seadon, JK (2004) “Communities Dump Their Hazardous Waste: Lessons from New Zealand”.  Waste Management World, January-February 2004, pp 84-88

Seadon, JK, and Poole, J (2003) “Getting the Message Across for Waste Reduction”.   Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Nelson, 4 – 6 November

Seadon, JK, and Mamula-Stojnic, L (2002) “Environmental Education in a New Millennium”.  Association of Environmental Educators Conference, Hamilton, 17 – 19 January 2002

Seadon, JK (2001) “The Role of Education for Motivating Change”.  Proceedings of the Sustainable Auckland Congress, Auckland, 18 – 21 September 2001

Seadon, JK, and Mamula-Stojnic, L (2001) “Cleaner Production Education: Repositioning the Waste Sector Effectively”.   Proceedings of the Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Christchurch, 31 October – 2 November 2001 on CD ROM

Seadon, JK, and Mamula-Stojnic, L (2001) “Risk Management Education for Environmental Engineers”. Cities on Volcanoes 2 Conference, Auckland, 12 – 16 February 2001

Yates, SL, and Seadon, JK (1999) “Clean Retail at Lynn Mall City Shopping Centre”. Proceedings of the Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Queenstown, 3-5 November 1999. pp107 – 115

Seadon, JK, and Holbrow, A (1999) “Cleaner Production Initiatives at North Shore Hospital, Auckland”. Proceedings of the Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Queenstown, 3 – 5 November 1999. pp61 – 67

Middleton, BE, and Seadon, JK (1998) “Cleaner Production Initiatives at Auckland Zoo. Proceedings of the Waste Management Institution New Zealand Incorporated Annual Conference, Rotorua, 11-13 November 1998. Pp 53 – 61

Seadon, JK (1997) “Cleaner Production Guidelines for the Chemical Industry”. Cleaner Production Workshop for the Chemical Industry. Manukau City, 6 May 1997.

Seadon, JK (1996) "Cleaner Production Guidelines". Cleaner Production Workshop for Sheetmetal Industry. Manukau City, 15 May 1996.


Reports
Seadon, J (2015) “Guidelines for Framework Legislation for Integrated Waste Management”. Unpublished report (United Nations Environment Programme)

Stocchero, A and Seadon, J. (2014). “Urban Equilibrium”. Unpublished report (Sequal Lumber Ltd)

Stocchero, A and Seadon, J. (2014). “Wood Fibre Insulation: Analysis of Opportunities”. Unpublished report (Scion)

Stocchero, A and Seadon, J. (2014). “Living Laboratories”. Unpublished report (Scion)

Stocchero, A and Seadon, J. (2014). “Wood Fibre Insulation: Analysis of Opportunities”. Unpublished report (Scion)

Seadon, J (2013). “Construction life cycle systems approaches”. Contract Report for the Building Research Association of New Zealand.

Bayne, K M; Seadon, J. (2013). “Market drivers for increasing the use of Australasian timber resources for construction”. Contract Report for the Solid Wood Initiative.

Seadon, J, Bayne, K M, Warnes, J M, and Stuthridge, T R. (2013). “Strategies to assist the increased uptake of engineered timber buildings”. Unpublished Report (Ministry for Primary Industry).

Zuo, K, Wilkinson, S, Seadon, J (2013). “Construction productivity changes arising in Canterbury”. Unpublished report (Scion).

Schuler, J; Seadon, J (2012).  “Energy Generation: Options for generating energy from forestry - Small-scale high-technology distributed systems”. Unpublished report (Scion)

Seadon, J (2011) “Small Scale Distributed Systems Strategy”. Unpublished report (Scion)

McDevitt, JE and Seadon, JK (2011) “Life cycle Assessment Data Sets Greenhouse Gas Footprinting Project: Diesel”. Contract Report for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Love, S R; Magesan, G N; Seadon, J (2010). “Small scale distributed systems and technology for marginal land”. Unpublished report (Scion)

McDevitt, JE and Seadon JK (2010) “Carbon footprint of three waste timber products in an average communal landfill in New Zealand”. Contract Report for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

McDevitt, JE, Seadon JK and Love SR (2010) “New LCA Methodologies Applied to Technology Development and Sustainable Land Management: Water Footprinting Capability”. Unpublished report (Scion)
Seadon, J (2007) “Futureproofing Fonterra: Survival in a Greening World” Unpublished report (Fonterra)


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