Author Archives: tomjones

New REE recycling review paper RARE³ KU Leuven published in Journal of Cleaner Production

After the milestone review paper of RARE³ KU Leuven/EREAN [K. Binnemans, et al., Recycling of rare earths: a critical review, Journal of Cleaner Production, 51 (2013) 1-22, crowned as both “Hot paper” and “Highly cited paper” in Web of Science], the KU Leuven team has now received confirmation concerning the acceptance of a new rare-earth recycling review paper in Journal ...

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From urban to landfill mines

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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