Searched for: subject:"Circular%5C+economy"
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Schwarz, A.E. (author), Ligthart, T.N. (author), Godoi Bizarro, D.E. (author), de Wild, P.J. (author), Vreugdenhil, B.J. (author), van Harmelen, A.K. (author)
To ensure a circular economy for plastics, insights in the environmental impacts of recycling and optimal recycling choices for specific plastic polymers are crucial. This was obtained by determining the environmental performance of 10 selected recycling technologies with varying TRL levels, using the chemical properties of the top 25 produced...
article 2021
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Aguilar-Hernandez, G.A. (author), dias Rodrigues, J.F. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
The potential impacts on gross domestic product, employment, and carbon emissions of implementing a circular economy have been modelled at the national and multiregional levels using multiple scenarios. However, there is still no consensus on the magnitude of the impacts of a transition to a circular economy and on whether it will generate a ...
article 2020
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Donati, F. (author), Aguilar-Hernandez, G.A. (author), Sigüenza-Sánchez, C.P. (author), de Koning, A. (author), Rodrigues, J.F.D. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention or design. During the last decade, the circular economy became an attractive paradigm to increase global welfare while minimizing the environmental impacts of economic activities. Although several studies concerning the potential benefits and drawbacks of...
article 2020
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Dong, D. (author), Espinoza, L.A.T. (author), Loibl, A. (author), Pfaff, M. (author), Tukker, A. (author), van der Voet, E. (author)
article 2020
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Mantalovas, K. (author), di Mino, G. (author), del barco Carrion, A.J. (author), Keijzer, E. (author), Kalman, B. (author), Parry, T. (author), Presti, D.L. (author)
The pavement engineering industry, having realized the significance of the impacts that it imposes on the environment through the production, construction and management of its products and assets, has been driven towards a more sustainable and circular way of operating. This has partly been through asphalt recycling, which is an area that many...
article 2020
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Kootstra, L. (author), Keijzer, E. (author), Errami, S. (author), Bogaards, C. (author)
Circularity is an increasingly often mentioned ambition of governments of various levels, yet the translation into concrete plans and policies is limited. The Metropole Region of Amsterdam (MRA) is a pioneer in this field, initiating a research for circular rebuilding of a neighbourhood in 2016 and the development of a roadmap for circular urban...
conference paper 2019
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diaz Lopez, F.J. (author), Bastein, T. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
article 2019
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Ligthart, T.N. (author), Ansems, A.M.M. (author)
Purpose EnvPack, a tool for assessing the environmental impact of packaging, offers the user four assessment methods. The question arose whether the choice of the method would affect the ranking of packaging alternatives and whether different hotspots in the life cycle would come up. Methods The EnvPack tool contains three different product...
article 2018
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Ligthart, T.N. (author), Thoden van Velzen, E.U. (author), Brouwer, M. (author)
Purpose The environmental impact, resource use and waste generation of packaging has been a topic of worldwide debate. This resulted in founding the Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV), which aims to facilitate the reduction of these impacts. Within KIDV’s scientific programme, an LCA-based tool was developed to show packaging...
article 2018
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Verstraeten-Jochemsen, J. (author), Keijzer, E. (author), van Harmelen, T. (author), Kootstra, L. (author), Kuindersma, P. (author), Koch, R. (author)
It has been suggested that the transition towards a more circular economy requires multiple value creation, bui classical R&D management tools are not developed for easy assessment of circular economy innovations. We have developed a framework to support R&D in the assessment of such innovations on three levels of implementation (project...
conference paper 2018
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Bosch, T. (author), Verploegen, K. (author), Grösser, S.N. (author), van Rhijn, G. (author)
Economically and environmentally it might be more responsible or even feasible to combine products and services to elongate product lifetime. Gispen, a major office furniture producer in the Netherlands, has embraced circular economic principles to create new business, extend product life time and improve the adaptability of their products. In...
bookPart 2017
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