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Australia: Up to 99.2% of cobalt can be ‘economically recovered’ from spent lithium batteries thanks to a new technology developed by Australian firm Neometals. The construction of a pilot-scale hydrometallurgical plant at […]
Deutsche Version Versión española In June 2016 the European Commission published the ‘Flash Eurobarometer 441‘ report about ‘European SMEs and the Circular Economy’. A survey conducted by TNS Political & Social in […]
The second Circular Procurement Congress will be held on 18 & 19 October 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia. The Congress will provide a unique opportunity to explore the latest developments and thinking on […]
Then have a look at this video of the American Museum of Natural History about human population on Earth. I love it because it not just provides an insightful perspective on our […]
At the 2017 US Circular Economy Summit, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) officially launched its Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy after a three-week beta testing period. This follows […]
On 2 December 2015 the European Commission adopted the Circular Economy package to support the transition towards a more circular economy in the EU. This package consists of legislative proposals as well as of an Action Plan. One of the key initiatives for 2016 was ‘Innovation Deals for a Circular Economy’.
American Manganese Inc.’s proprietary hydrometallurgical process is able to extract almost 100% of lithium, nickel, manganese, cobalt, and aluminium from rechargeable batteries. This sounds promising, given that the worldwide lithium-ion battery market […]