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Dr. Grégoire Meylan

Dr. Grégoire Meylan

Dr. Grégoire Meylan

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Center for International Industrial Solutions
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 42 43

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior project manager / research associate

Professional development teaching

CAS Managing Circular Economy

Expertise and research interests

Waste and resource management, cleaner production, technical and development cooperation, industrial ecology, Industry 4.0, MEM sector

Educational background

Environmental systems science, PhD, 2013, ETH Zurich

Environmental engineering, Dipl. Ing. ETH / MSc., 2007, ETH Zurich

Environmental sciences and engineering, BSc., 2006, EPF Lausanne

Professional milestones

Postdoc & senior scientist, Transdisciplinarity Lab, Department of Environmental System Sciences, ETH Zurich (2015-2017)

Postdoc, Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University (2014-2015)

Project assistant & responsible, Sustainable Business Associates (environmental management NGO active in the Middle East and North Africa, 2007-2009)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Bücher und Buchkapitel / Monographs and monograph items

Meylan, G. 2013. Integrating stakeholder perspectives into policy support of municipal solid waste management. Doctoral thesis. Diss. ETH Nr. 21495. Zurich: ETH Zurich.

Meylan, G. 2007. Life Cycle assessment of online and conventional shopping – A case study of retailing in the Zurich region. Master Thesis. Zurich: ETH Zurich.

Konferenzbeiträge / Conference contributions

Meylan, G. and A. Spoerri. 2012. Economic and environmental benefits of dry discharge of bottom ash and acid washing of fly ash from municipal solid waste incineration in Switzerland. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste (Venice 2012). Padova (Italy): CISA Publisher - EuroWaste S.r.l.

Meylan, G., A. Spoerri, and R. W. Scholz. 2011. Impacts of life cycle assessment results on society - The case of packaging materials in Switzerland. Proceedings of the Life Cycle Management Conference 2011. Berlin: LCM 2011.

Berichte, Working Papers und Anderes / Reports, working papers, and others

Meylan, G., Thiombiano, B. A., & Le, Q. B. (2017). Nutrient Flow Scenarios for Sustainable Smallholder Farming Systems in Southwestern Burkina Faso (pp. 44). Zurich: Research Partnership between USYS TdLab / Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems (CRP-DS) / International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA). doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23555.50722

Meylan, G. 2015. Synthesebericht zur Ökoeffizienz-Analyse der Schweizer Altglasentsorgung - Szenarien, Umweltauswirkungen, Bruttowertschöpfung, Akteur-Vorstellungen (également disponible en français) [Synthesis report on the eco-efficiency analysis of Swiss waste glass-packaging disposal - Scenarios, environmental impacts, gross value added, stakeholder views]. Zurich: ETH Zurich, Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI).

Meylan, G. 2012. Emergence of waste management practices - The case of Swiss waste glass-packaging disposal. UNS-Working Paper 48. Zurich: ETH Zurich, Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI).

Zein, K., M. S. Wazner, G. Meylan, B. Hayek, and M. Mosa. 2009. Environmental Action in the Mediterranean Tourism Sector: A Guide for Best Environmental Practices in Hotels. Lausanne (Switzerland): Sustainable Business Associates.

Maradan, D., K. Zein, G. Meylan, and R. Amor. 2009. Economic-environmental analysis of the Moroccan cement sector. Geneva: University of Applied Sciences of Geneva.