Publications

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Application of rare earths in consumer electronics and challenges for recycling

Year of publication: 01 / 2011

The presentation “Application of rare earths in consumer electronics and challenges for recycling” was held by our colleague Ran Liu on the International Conference on Consumer Electronics on 8. September 2011, which focused on rare…

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Eurometaux’s proposals for the Raw Materials Initiative

authors: Buchert, M. | Mehlhart, G.
Year of publication: 06 / 2010

This report describes the concrete measures identified that should help to cope with the specific problems encountered by the NFM industry. For the non-ferrous metals industry, it is essential to establish the above-mentioned processes…

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Critical Metals for Sustainable Technologies and their Recycling Potential

authors: Buchert, M. | Schüler, D.
Year of publication: 06 / 2009

The focus of this study lies on future sustainable technologies (FST), such as renewable energies and energy efficient technologies, which will make use of indium (In), germanium (Ge), tantalum (Ta), PGM [platinum group metals, such as…

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Modelling of the impacts of policies for sustainable use of cars

authors: Zimmer, W. | Hacker, F. | Buchert, M. | Seum, S.
Year of publication: 01 / 2008

Öko-Institut has participated in a project for the European Commission, the Joint research Centre and the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, the aim of which was to develop TREMOVE by adding a waste materials module and by…

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Resources Fever

A cool head for sustainable solutions

authors: Buchert, M. | Brohmann, B. | Brühl, W. | Hermann, A. | Manhart, A. | Schmidt, G. | Untersteller, F.
Year of publication: 01 / 2007

Global demand for natural resources is increasing. Not only industrialized countries, but also newly industrializing countries such as Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa increase the pressure on energy sources, metal ores,…

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Development of the Closed Cycle and Waste Management Policy Towards a Sustainable Substance Flow and Resources Policy - Final Report (English Version)

Sub-project „Identification of Relevant Substances and Materials for a Substance Flow-Oriented Resource-Conserving Waste Management“

authors: Dehoust, G. | Buchert, M. | Ferenz, J. | Hermann, A. | Jenseit, W. | Schulze, F. | et al.
Year of publication: 02 / 2006

The sub-project "Identification of Relevant Substances and Materials for a Substance Flow-Oriented Resource-Conserving Waste Management" (short title: Sustainable Materials Management – Important Potentials in Germany) represents an…

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Development of the Closed Cycle and Waste Management Policy Towards a Sustainable Substance Flow and Resources Policy - Abstract and summarized version

Sub-project „Identification of Relevant Substances and Materials for a Substance Flow-Oriented Resource-Conserving Waste Management“

authors: Dehoust, G. | Buchert, M. | Ferenz, J. | Hermann, A. | Jenseit, W. | Schulze, F.
Year of publication: 01 / 2006

The sub-project "Identification of Relevant Substances and Materials for a Substance Flow-Oriented Resource-Conserving Waste Management" (short title: Sustainable Materials Management – Important Potentials in Germany) represents an…

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Environment and Tourism

A basic scientific report for the German federal government

authors: Schmied, M. | Buchert, M. | Hochfeld, C. | Schmitt, B.
Year of publication: 01 / 2001

The goal of this basic report is, proceeding from an analysis of the problem, to devise recommendations for action to make tourism more environmentally sound. More specifically, the aim is to identify the environmental effects of tourism…

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