Resources & Transport

Günter Dehoust

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

Research focus: Sustainable material flows; closed-loop materials and waste management

  • Policy and corporate advisory work in the field of environment, material flows and closed-loop materials and waste management
  • LCA
  • Assessment of waste treatment technologies
  • Development of waste management strategies
  • Scenario development and emissions calculations

Key Projects

  • The contribution of waste management to Germany’s sustainable development
  • Materials-flow management of biomass wastes with the aim of optimizing the recycling of organic wastes
  • Development of closed-loop materials and waste management towards a sustainable substance flow and resources policy
  • Material flow analysis for the sustainable use of biomass for energy generation

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 1990: Researcher at the Öko-Institut
  • 1988 to 1990: With the department for waste management and contaminated sites of the Darmstadt district commissioner (Regierungspräsidium)
  • 1985 to 1988: City of Düsseldorf local water authority
  • Undergraduate studies in Environmental Engineering at Fachhochschule Bingen – University of Applied Sciences, Bad Kreuznach; graduated with the title Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)


Günter Dehoust