Circular economy

‚ÄčEconomies are generally linear: products are manufactured from raw materials, purchased by the user and finally returned to the environment as waste. In a circular economy, on the other hand, all the raw materials used in a product are returned to the production process. Not only can this principle be used to conserve natural resources, it can also pay off. At the end of a product's life span, valuable, recyclable raw materials are generated instead of waste.

 Ongoing research projects



Challenges of modular water infrastructure systemsChallenges of modular water infrastructure systems Dr. Bernhard Truffer
Laboratory for circular economyLaboratory for circular economy Dr. Karoline Frankenberger
Resource efficiency in Swiss hospitalsResource efficiency in Swiss hospitals Stucki
Towards a sustainable circular economyTowards a sustainable circular economy Dr. Volker Hoffmann

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