Illusions of circularity

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Share this page/postLinkedinTwitterThere’s a lot of buzz on the concept of Circular Economy these days. It holds promises of creating a world free of waste and capable of keeping its materials in closed loops. The idea is strong, attractive and challenging and it looks like its simplicity is able to mobilise huge interest around the […]

Immobilisation; a promising technology in managing mining waste.

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Share this page/postLinkedinTwitterA number of catastrophic disasters reveal the necessity of improving management of mining waste. The most recent disaster in the Brasilian state of Minas Gerais managed to fill the international headlines. Nevertheless, it is only one in a long row. The number and dimensions of mining waste disposal sites and their apocalyptic risks […]

Urban blessings; the case of waste management

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Share this page/postLinkedinTwitterThe waste problem in 3rd world countries is an increasingly important part of development programs. This increase is mainly due to the negative impact of waste in relation to health, environment, climate change, urbanization, employment and resources. The problem is global and growing. Currently, the cities in the world generate 1.3 billion tons […]