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Recycling of Photovoltaic waste boosts Circular Economy

This EU funded project has developed ways to recover and reuse valuable by-products from the manufacturing of PVs.  Read about the results here https://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/240250_en.html  The CABRISS project illustrates how EU Waste Regulations coupled with the funding and research...

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PIOT compilation revisited - New article in JECS Special Issue on EEIO

The construction of physical input–output tables (PIOTs) is notoriously difficult. A new approach based on process engineering models has recently been presented by ISIE researchers from Purdue University.

Article reference: Wachs, L. and Singh, S. (2018) A modular bottom-up appro...

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Eco-City Conference 2019

Students (Students)

Might be of interest to some of us...(I have no affiliation, but have attend in the past and enjoyed it)

Vancouver is hosting the 2019 Ecocity World Summit. Join urban sustainability thought-leaders, city building professionals, and civil society innovators from around the world in shar...

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A Roadmap for Increased Uptake of Industrial Symbiosis in Sweden published by Murat Mirata

A summary of the new publication is availabe on researchgate.  See it here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327644968_A_Roadmap_for_Increased_Uptake_of_Industrial_Symbiosis_in_Sweden

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Member Spotlights: Shoshanna Saxe



 

My central research question is investigating how the design and provision of infrastructure interact with societal scale goals (particularly around the environment). The goal is to find quantitative methods and tools to better design, build and create policy around...

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Thai Innovation Center to scheduled to implement UNIDO Circular Economy Initiative

Chon Buri will be the location of the Innovation Center funded by the Thai Industry Ministry.  The center will help implement the UNIDO/Thai circular economy plans.  Read about it here: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1551634/industry-ministrys-innovation-centre-fast-tracked ...

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ISIE - transition to an independent society

As announced in my presidential address in Chicago and again in February, ISIE has been seeking to incorporate as an independent organization. Since its foundation in 2000, ISIE had been organized as a project at Yale University, taking advantage of the fantastic tax-free status of not-for-profit or...

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Managing Waste Generation seen as crucial

This Engineering News article referencing the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's Waste Research and Innovation Development Roadmap which touches on the importance of industrial symbiosis.  Read about it here: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/managing-waste-generation-cruci...

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Member Spotlights: Tim Baynes



I have broad academic and research experience that I like to think brings some creative thinking on open ended problems of urban sustainability and I particularly like to bring ideas from other disciplines and see how/if they work somewhere else: 'urban metabolism' and 'industrial ecol...

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NISP Canada Circular Economy-Based Business Opportunities Workshop October 5 New Westminister British Columbia, CA

Register to attend a NISP workshop if you are in the area:  Learn more about it here: http://nispcanada.ca/workshops/

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Elections for ISIE Student Board - Call for nominations

Students (Students)



Dear Students of Industrial Ecology,

This November, four of the seven current ISIE student representatives will end their terms and the ISIE student community will elect five new representatives, bringing the total up to eight. ...

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ISIE Administration: Thank you Judy! Welcome Lizelle.

As part of the reorganization of the society, ISIE administrative services will shift from Judy Crocker to Lizelle Dela Cruz.

I would like to thank Judy Crocker for her many years of dedicated and diligent service. Judy has worked for ISIE since 2014, first supporting Melanie Quiggly an...

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