Researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have turned waste plastic into biodegradable resins for medical and consumer products. Post-consumer polyethylene was converted into a pliable wax substance for use in plastic-alloys, turning it […]
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 […]
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’.
Electrochemical method can remove even tiny amounts of contamination. Source: MIT researchers develop new way to clear pollutants from water
EU: Event – Europe 2050: Preparing a Research & Innovation Roadmap for Raw Materials – Research & Innovation – European Commission
Source: Event – Europe 2050: Preparing a Research & Innovation Roadmap for Raw Materials – Research & Innovation – European Commission