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15 years of slag valorisation @ KU Leuven (SVS V)

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On April 3, 2017, the Fifth Slag Valorisation Symposium (SVS V) kicked off in Leuven. For this Fifth edition a record-breaking attendance of 250 participants was obtained. Prof. Bart Blanpain, on of the Founding Fathers of the SVS Series had the honour to provide the first keynote lecture. Prof. Blanpain provided a bird’s eye overview on 15 years of slag ...

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Call for papers ELFM IV Symposium (Feb. 2018)

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The Organisers of ELFM IV are delighted to announce that the call for extended abstracts for the Fourth Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining is now open (see website link here). ELFM IV will take place in Conference Centre LAMOT, Mechelen-Belgium (February 5-6, 2018) and will be followed by the Second ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament (February 7, 2018). ELFM ...

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EP votes YES to add ELFM to Landfill Directive

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On 14-3-207 the European Parliament voted about its position with respect to EU Waste Policy. The so-called “Waste Package” concerns four Directives, incl. the Landfill Directive. For the first time, this Landfill Directive is now to endorse “Enhanced Landfill Mining”.

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A critical review of Swedish governmental commissions on landfill mining

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The Linköping University colleagues of ETN NEW-MINE have just published a milestone paper on policy related aspects of ELFM  in the Journal Environmental Science & Policy. The paper is titled “The institutional capacity for a resource transition—A critical review of Swedish governmental commissions on landfill mining” [N. Johansson et al., Environmental Science & Policy 70 (2017): 46–53http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.01.005]. The highlights of ...

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