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SusValueWaste – Final Conference

SusValueWaste had its end conference on the 13th of June with 50 experts from research, industry and policy. The project has resulted in a large number of research publications, reports, conference papers and policy briefs. Another output of the project is increased interdisciplinary collaboration which has led to the development of several spin-off projects among the...   Read More

SusValueWaste partner TIK celebrates 20 years

SusValeuWaste’s partner TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (UiO) will celebrate its 20th anniversary on March 20th, 2019. To commemorate the occasion, TIK’s Anniversary Conference “Interdisciplinarity in the Age of Uncertainty” will be held at Blindern (Mar. 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Eilert Sunds hus, Aud. 1). Specific sessions with renowned researchers will...   Read More

Possibilities in the Forest Industry

Wood is a versatile resource. Trees can become building materials, chemicals, energy, feed and nutrients. The saying is “Anything that can be made from oil can be made of trees“, but tree fibres can actually be used in even more ways than oil. With 37 per cent of the land covered with forest, Norway possesses renewable...   Read More

Perspectives from a Roundtable Policy Workshop

The bioeconomy is gaining in political importance in Norway and elsewhere in the world. The Norwegian Government launched its much awaited bioeconomy strategy Familiar resources- undreamt of possibilities (Kjente ressurser, uante muligheter) in late 2016. The strategy emphasises cross sectorial challenges, and draws up long term objectives for the bioeconomy. SusValueWaste Policy Workshop at NIFU 25th...   Read More

Measuring Footprints of Products and Processes

SusValueWaste seminar at NIFU 15th of November, 2016. When greening products or processes, the greenest alternative is not always self-given. Changes at some point in a life cycle, can make challenges at another stage and result in undesired environmental effects. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a method that thoroughly investigates the impact of all the stages...   Read More

Resources for Our Future

SusValueWaste seminar at NIFU 10th of May, 2016. Rob Weterings, a senior strategist for Sustainable Innovation at the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands, held his seminar on the topic Resources for our future. The seminar discussed various concepts and practices in sustainable resource management, from efficiency via circularity to substitution. Weterings presented different examples of resources and also...   Read More



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