Metals are present everywhere around us and are one of the major materials upon which our economies are built. Economic development is deeply coupled with the use of metals. During the 20th century, the variety of metal applications in society grew rapidly. In addition to mass applications such as steel in buildings and aluminium in planes, more and more different metals are in use for innovative technologies such as the use of the speciality metal indium in LCD screens.
A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal MetabolismUniversiteit Leiden
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Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge and prepares them for careers both within and outside of academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands, founded in 1575. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis (Bastion of Liberty) - Freedom of spirit, thought and expression. Leiden University has a campus in Leiden and The Hague, with 7 faculties, 47 Bachelor Programmes, 79 Master Programmes and nearly 30,000 students.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM A CIRCULAR ECONOMY OF METALS: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETAL METABOLISM
Great content, great professor. Worth the effort. Looking forward to learning more and be more engaged about the metals challenge and the circular economy
Hard work and some tough reading material, not an easy option to pass, but a good introduction to metals sustainability and recycling.
Comprehensive course covering a lot of topics related to circular economies and specifics related to metals and mining.
Loved the Dutch approach to design and sustainability!
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