Novel Precious Metal Recovery from Waste Streams

Project Details

Description

Humankind is fast approaching the exhaustion of mineral raw material and thus, NoWASTE project aims to develop an economically feasible route for precious metal recover from complicated and impure waste streams. NoWASTE will also go a step further as another aim of the project is to prepare high-quality functional surfaces directly from waste streams, ready for applications such as hydrophobicity. As such, the project is making a step towards real "circular economy" where waste becomes a resource.
Short titleNoWaste
AcronymNoWASTE
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/09/201631/12/2020

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

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