EUROPEAN ENHANCED LANDFILL MINING CONSORTIUM
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New Thematic Section on extractive waste in Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy
SULTAN, the EU Training Network for the remediation and reprocessing of sulphidic mining waste sites, has launched its long-awaited Thematic Section in the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, comprising 10 research papers.
Symposium “(Re)Mining extractive waste, a new business?” (May 17-18, 2022)
The 2-day symposium “(Re)Mining extractive waste, a new business?” gathers leading experts in the field of (re)mining of mining-related waste, with a focus on the tailings that arise during the mining and processing of sulphidic ores.
10-12/09/2018: Summer school ‘To mine or not to mine’
10-12/09/2018: Summer school 'To mine or not to mine' Leuven, Belgium The summer school aims at offering an integral approach for the assessment of landfill mining projects. It wants to go beyond technical assessment, offering an approach to determine the value of...
New civil engineering materials based on bottom ash valorization
Partners New University of Lisboa, RWTH Aachen University IAR, Soletanche-Bachy, Solvay, Renewi, Intertec, Insavalor-Division Polden Contact Nuno Lapa New University of Lisbon Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia da Biomassa Ed....
Data launched on the landfill situation
In collaboration with our partner i-Cleantech Flanders, EURELCO has published an infographic combining new data on the landfill situation in the EU-28. Based on bottom-up approach data were collected from several public bodies in Europe. Do you also want to know the headlines messages from this bottom-up inventory?
Can industrial waste be mined and recycled?
Euronews-Futuris has released a new video on the topic of Enhanced Landfill Mining. What is rubbish for most people, waste is seen as a treasure trove to scientists and waste managers.
First ever ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament
The seminar, which was organised by two Flemish MEPs (Vautmans & Demesmaeker) and EURELCO, featured speakers four DGs of the Eureopean Commission (ENV, ENERGY, GROW and RTD) along with leading actors representing industry, academia and pulbic bodies. The seminar was attended by almost 100 people who actively debated the landfill (mining) situation in Europe. It was agreed that the EU-28 urgently requires thorough inventories of its landfills and needs to develop a clear vision with respect to the management and mining of its landfills.
Questionnaire on landfills, landfill management and LFM in the EU
EURELCO aims to further develop the knowledge on landfills in Europe and wants to improve the current infographic. The aim of this questionnaire is to collect EU-wide information about landfills, landfill management and LFM activities and policy issues. This in order to better understand potential drivers, barriers and enablers for LFM implementation and how such challenges could vary among regions. Please contact the leaders of ELFM mapping and system conditions for more info.