Wheels of Metals: Urban Mining for a Circular Economy is a free online course conducted by the Leiden University.
About the course
In this MOOC students shall explore the challenges related to metals supply, both scarcity and environmental impacts, and the conditions and consequences of a circular economy for metals, based on the reports of UNEP's International Resource Panel.
Week 1: Introduction to metals
Week 2: The metals challenge: scarcity, environmental impacts, criticality
Week 3: Metal stocks and flows
Week 4: Re-use and recycling: urban mining
Week 5: Towards a circular economy
October 13, 2014 - November 23, 2014
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