Number # I-01

Renewable Matter

2015 Urban Mines of Aluminium

Aluminium “circular” performances are based on waste collection’s excellent figures. The supply chain finds its “mines” in the cities. An in-depth analysis of the material flows and their end use is accompanied by information on legal aspects and the role of aluminium in designing our material landscape.

Summary
The Circular Economy Race: Aluminium in Pole Position
Zero Waste Disposal, 100% Recovery
The Role of Design in New Matter Scenarios
Urban Mines of Aluminium
Packaging: Environmental Changes in Waste Management