New paper: Pyrolysis of excavated waste from landfill mining

New paper: Pyrolysis of excavated waste from landfill mining

No previous studies on excavated waste pyrolysis and the characterisation of the process products have been identified in the open, available literature. Therefore, KTH researchers performed the pyrolysis of excavated waste in a lab-scale reactor. This work was...
EU MSCA-ETN NEW-MINE project signs off with impressive results

EU MSCA-ETN NEW-MINE project signs off with impressive results

The EU MSCA European Training Network NEW-MINE kicked off on September 1, 2016. The key goal of the project was to train 15 PhD students (“Early Stage Researchers”, ESRs) in all aspects of Enhanced Landfill Mining, in order to develop the scientific,...
NEW-MINE Policy Brief: Climate change, flooding and landfills

NEW-MINE Policy Brief: Climate change, flooding and landfills

To mine or not to mine our 500,000+ landfills in Europe… that was the question that 15 PhD students explored during the past 4 years within the Horizon 2020 MSCA European Training Network for Resource Recovery through Enhanced Landfill Mining (NEW-MINE). In this final...
Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy obtains Impact Factor of 2,109

Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy obtains Impact Factor of 2,109

In March 2015 the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy launched its first issue. Now, just more than 5 years later, this TMS Journal obtained its first official Impact Factor. With a score of 2,109, the journal ranks second among TMS journals for 2019. The future for...
New video: The Missing Link of the Circular Economy 2.0

New video: The Missing Link of the Circular Economy 2.0

After four years of intensive interdisciplinary research, the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN NEW-MINE project team developed and integrated cutting-edge, eco-friendly Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) technologies to valorise Europe’s 500,000+ landfills. Their groundbreaking...
The green transition challenged by the metal supply chain

The green transition challenged by the metal supply chain

The transition towards a climate neutral economy, as proposed by the European Green Deal, is highly resource intensive. Many challenges lie ahead to materialise this Green Deal. A broad cluster of EU Horizon 2020 projects, combined with several projects funded by...

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