Honorary doctorate for Prof. Helmut Rechberger

We would like to take this opportunity to cordially congratulate our CEC4Europe Vice-Chairman Professor Helmut Rechberger. The University of Antwerp has conferred him an honorary degree for his research on anthropogenic material cycles and sustainable waste management. Professor Helmut Rechberger examines how we humans can take nature as an example for good recycling. Through his […]

Circular Economy Summit Austria 2022

The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, together with Circular Economy Officer, Harald Friedl, invites to this year’s Circular Economy Summit on 22 March 2022. The event will be held hybrid at the Aula der Wissenschaften in Vienna and digitally. In addition to the presentation of the new circular economy […]

SUM 2022 – 6th Symposium on Circular Economy and Urban Mining

The SUM Symposium, organised biennially since 2012 by IWWG–International Waste Working Group, nowadays represents the ideal reference Forum for Circular Economy and Urban Mining, where scientists and stakeholders can debate the most advanced results and focus on future needs. The 2022 edition will take place from 18th to 20th May 2022 in the fascinating venue of Capri, Italy. All details available at the […]

New study: Waste Management can reduce CO2 emissions

Blue sky and CO2 Cloud

Approximately 150 million tons of CO2 equivalents can be saved by 2035 in Europe. This shows a recent study by the European Waste Management Association (FEAD). This is contingent on implementing current municipal waste legislation and maintaining recycling and landfill targets for industrial and commercial waste. If the targets are defined even more ambitious, even […]

More circular economy made in Austria

Circular Economy

Due to resource scarcity and climate change, the EU wants to move away from the current throwaway society towards a circular economy. To achieve this, more waste must be recycled in the future. The new Christian Doppler Laboratory for Recycling-Based Circular Economy at TU Wien is investigating how this can be achieved. The CD-Laboratory was […]