Call for Papers "Economic, Environmental, and Social Assessments of Raw Materials for a Green and Resilient Economy"

This is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue in the open-access journal Resources.

In this Special Issue, we would like to gather articles aimed at economic and/or environmental and/or social assessments in the following fields:

  • Raw material criticality assessments of metals, minerals, and biomass for future-oriented technologies and/or functional materials;
  • Assessments of secondary resources in regard to future-oriented technologies and/or functional materials;
  • Evaluation of case studies, for example on bioplastics or WEEE, in the context of the above-mentioned topics.

Guest Editors:

  • Dr. Andrea Thorenz, Head of the Resource Lab, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Armin Reller, Professor Emeritus for Resource Strategy, University of Augsburg, Germany

Contributions can be submitted online any time and will be subject to single-blind review.

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2021

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