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Circular economy and resource efficiency

The keys to greater competitiveness and sustainability? Optimal circular economy and reasonable resource efficiency.

Both make a decisive contribution to exploiting the potential of raw materials across all life cycles—with considerable gains for waste management, the manufacturing industry as well as cities and municipalities. Those who want to set up a future-oriented approach will inevitably have to face this topic. Our supporting program illustrates what this can mean for your own corporate strategy.

From the efficient reuse of waste products and the unpacking of food waste to biogas and sustainability in thermal waste treatment: our specialist lectures are as diverse as their target groups.

The focus is on the synthesis of theory and practice: in addition to superordinate topics, you will also find concrete assistance for your daily business. How can you implement new legal directives in a meaningful manner? How can the EU Plastics Strategy be implemented in your company? You will find the answers with us.

Focus on “Best practice circular economy—the material flow of aluminum”
Well-known companies and experts analyze both the manufacturing process and the recycling of this production-relevant resource: the most important lightweight construction material and second most important commodity metal after steel—aluminum can be recycled and reused virtually infinitely. In Germany alone, more than 1.25 million aluminum alloys are obtained from aluminum scrap.

Inspiration and solutions: our expert lectures.

  • EU Plastics Strategy—the implementation
  • Waste management 2050—fundamental questions of modern waste management—is a waste-free society possible?
  • Alliance for Development and Climate
  • PREVENT Waste Alliance—introduction and review of the first year since its foundation
  • The circular economy: from theory to practice
  • CO2 saving: no green steel without steel scrap—a recycler’s perspective
  • Digitalization in the circular economy

All lectures. All details.

The exact dates and times of all lectures can be found in our calendar of events.

Who can benefit?

Target groups circular economy
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