News: UK - “WellMet 2050” Project
The CRR contributes its knowledge and expertise to a number of academic projects on reuse and remanufacture. Notable among these is the “WellMet 2050” project led by Dr Julian Allwood at the University of Cambridge.
Monday, 31st January 2011
This project is studying in particular the reuse of products made from steel and aluminium and how this might be increased. A briefing paper about the environmental issues involved, and the contribution of reuse and remanufacturing strategies has just been published and is worth a read: “Material efficiency; A white paper” by Allwood J.M. et al is published in Resources, Conservation and Recycling 55 (2011) pp362-381.