Tag: Circular Economy

6
Sep

Innovation & Research in the E-waste Recycling Chain: Improving Circular Economy of Critical Raw Materials

On 13-14 September 2017 in Aachen, Germany, a Matchmaking and Networking event will be organised to discuss the state of the art of e-waste recycling, looking at the entire recycling chain, from collection and logistics to sorting, pre-processing and materials recovery. The aim of the M&N event will be to have an overview of the current WEEE recycling (Waste Electrical

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21
Aug

Discovering the unused potential of secondary materials

From the viewpoint of circular economy, a large share of products would still need improvements, particularly as regards the choice of materials and the case of residues. We also need to change our way of thinking and we need more information in order to leverage the unused potential of secondary materials. Trends affect the product cycle In its report “Circular

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21
Aug

Winter School 2018 : SusCritMat Programme on Critical Raw Materials

Raw materials are crucial to Europe’s economy and essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life. Securing reliable and unhindered access to important primary and secondary raw materials is a growing concern within the EU and across the globe. The SusCritMat project, funded by the EIT Raw Materials, aims to provide educational materials on this important topic to give

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18
May

13th International Mine Water Association Congress – Mine Water & Circular Economy

Mining and reliable mine water management are of outstanding importance for the Finnish and worldwide mining industry. IMWA 2017’s Congress theme will be “Mine Water & Circular Economy” which will be presented in 243 oral and poster presentations. This event will hold from 25-30 June 2017. Circular economy means, “closing the loop” of product life-cycles by improving recycling and re-use. In

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