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From urban to landfill mines

Paper EURELCO

Feature article published in EU Magazine: Horizon 2020 Projects: Portal, January 2015, 110-111 In view of a more sustainable urban metabolism Dr. Peter Tom Jones (KU Leuven) calls for Enhanced Landfill Mining to unlock the resource potential in Europe’s 150,000 to 500,000 landfills. Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM), defined as “the integrated valorisation of landfilled waste streams as materials and energy ...

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