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ESR shares knowledge through Circular Economy and Industrial Ecology lectures

Cresting ESR Santiago PEREZ, working at the CREIDD research lab at the Université de Technologie de Troyes (UTT), was invited to participate as a guest speaker during the UTT Summer Program.  During the 6 weeks of the Summer Program, the students, coming from different disciplines, engaged in a series of lectures and presentations on topics…

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Cresting researcher participates in Ellen MacArthur Foundation Programme – From Linear to Circular

Anna Diaz (Cresting Work Package 2.2), who conducts her PhD research at the Institute of System Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research (University of Graz, Austria) will be participating in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation programme “From linear to circular” during May and June 2019.  The core element of the programme is the development of a circular…

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Cresting Researchers visit Bärenschützklamm gorge, Mixnitz, Austria

Cresting researchers from the University of Technology of Troyes, University of Hull and the Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research (SIS) at the University of Graz visited Bärenschützklamm, about an hour’s drive from the city of Graz, Austria.  Past roaring waterfalls, bizarre rock formations, rare flora and fauna, they hiked through one of…

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VIRTUOUS CIRCLES – Building a Circular Economy in Portugal

  Tivoli Congress Centre, Lisbon Last Friday Cresting researchers Natacha Klein and Katelin Opferkuch attended a conference titled “Virtuous Circles: Building a Circular Economy in Portugal” hosted by the European Commission in Lisbon.  Speakers from Industry and Government, both Portuguese and international, were invited to discuss the present reality of waste management in Portugal in…

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Cresting researchers share their experience of Workshop 2 in Utrecht, Netherlands

Cresting researchers Katelin Opferkuch, Erik Roos Lindgreen and Anna Walker have written a short feature in a newsletter (Page 9) of AISME (Italian Academia for Commodity Sciences), published yesterday.  The researchers share their experience of the second Cresting Workshop in Utrecht, Netherlands earlier this year.    

Cresting researchers at UTT use community mapping workshops at the Barséquanais to explore territorial capabilities for sustainability

The research team CREIDD from the University of Technology in Troyes (UTT), France, in partnership with the Chênelet Institute and the Communaute de Communes de Barséquanais, launched the Grand Chambardement project last week in Bar sur Seine. The project is looking for the sustainable re-dynamisation of the territory of Barséquanais using a participatory and collaborative…

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Cresting Team travels to USA to deliver thought provoking discussions on the Circular Economy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Earlier this month members of the Cresting Team travelled to New York and Washington D.C. to be part of International Sustainable Development Research Society expert panel providing thought provoking discussions on how the Circular Economy might contribute to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The visit helped to establish connections with researchers and policy makers…

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The UK Plastics Pact and Cresting project join forces to combat plastic waste

CRESTING has joined the UK Plastics Pact, launched in 2018 by WRAP. This collaborative initiative unites public, private and social actors to transform the plastic economy in a sustainable and circular manner. Plastics are the most ubiquitous materials of modern times. Polymers have become essential for every aspect of our economy, including healthcare, food and transportation and…

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New maps show extent of marine litter

Cresting welcomes the launch of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) new digital maps of beach and seafloor litter, providing a comprehensive information tool for marine policy and wider society.  Find out more about the tool and where marine litter ends up in our seas and oceans here.    

Researchers reflect on EU Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference

Earlier in March, seven ESRs from Cresting ITN met in Brussels to attend the Circular Economy Stakeholder conference, which was hosted by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee. The purpose of the event was to stimulate high-level and multi-stakeholder political debate on the implementation of Circular Economy (CE) in Europe as…

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