Science to support Circular Economy

E226/2 Waste and Resource Management, TU Wien


September 19, 2018

09:20 - 9:50 Registration, Coffee

09:50 – 10:05
Opening & Introduction
Ronald Blab (Dean of Faculty, TU Wien, AT), Johann Fellner (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

Session 1: Analysis of Anthropogenic resource flows
Chair: Johann Fellner (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

10:05 - 10:25
Circularity of plastics packaging and environmental performance of their
waste management
Emile Van Eygen (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

10:25 - 10:45
Characterizing Critical Raw Material (CRM) stocks and flows induced by passenger vehicles in Europe: experiences from a Swiss (EVA) and two EU H2020 (ORAMA, ProSUM) projects.
Patrick Wäger (EMPA, CH)

10:45 - 11:15
Current and future recycling potentials for Aluminium in Austria
Rainer Warrings/David Laner (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

11:15 - 11:35
Challenges for the recycling and recovery of end-of-use textiles
Andreas Bartl (TU Wien, AT)

11:35 - 11:55
Sustainable management of fly ashes from waste incineration
Florian Huber (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

11:55 - 12:10 Discussion

12:10 – 13:00 Lunch break

Session 2: Analysis of Anthropogenic resource stocks
Chair: Jakob Lederer (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

13:00 - 13:05
Introduction by the chairperson: Jakob Lederer

13:05 - 13:25
Data base for a resource efficient management of Vienna´s building stock
Fritz Kleemann (CDL, TU Wien/EPA Austria, AT)

13:25 - 13:45
Measuring Progress towards a Circular Economy in Europe: A Monitoring Framework for Economy-wide Resource Use, Waste and Circularity
Dominik Wiedenhofer (BOKU Wien, AT)

13:45 - 14:05
Urban Mining – A challenging cornerstone for a sound circular economy
Felix Müller (EPA Germany, DE)

14:05 - 14:25
Landfill mining - a feasible option to enhance materials cycling?
Joakim Krook (University of Linköping, SE)

14:25 - 14:45
Development of Circular Economy indicators for in-use stocks
Stefan Pauliuk (University of Freiburg (DE)

14:45 - 15:00 Discussion

SESSION 3: Poster Session

15:00 – 16:00 Poster Presentation incl. coffee break

Session 4: Evaluation of Anthropogenic Resources
Chair: Andreas Gassner (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

16:00 - 16:05
Introduction by the chairperson: Andreas Gassner

16:05 - 16:30
Availability assessment of anthropogenic resources: from prospection to production.
Ulrich Kral/Andrea Winterstetter (CDL, TU Wien, AT / Vito, BE)

16:30 - 16:50
Eco-Efficiency - a measure to determine optimal recycling rates?
Heinz-Georg Baum (HS Fulda, DE)

16:50 - 17:10
Statistical entropy - an indicator for resource systems
Helmut Rechberger (TU Wien, AT)

17:10 - 17:30
Policies and Priorities for Establishing a Circular Economy
Paul Drummond (University College London, UK)

17:30 - 17:50
Discussion and Closure of Conference (inc. poster award)
Johann Fellner (CDL, TU Wien, AT)

19:00 - 23:00 Conference Dinner
wine taverne - Sissy Huber

Roterdstraße 5, 1160 Vienna