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On 22 November, the CE Center held its closing event in Leuven and online. We presented the results of 5 years of research and launched the online Circular Economy Monitor for Flanders.

Hans Bruyninckx, head of the European Environmental Agency gave us the European perspective.

After noon, we offered online academic breakout sessions to explore our themes in depth.

PRESENTATIONS OF THE PLENARY SESSION

download presentatie Presentation and launch of the online Circular Economy Monitor
Luc Alaerts (CE Center)
download presentatie Keynote/talk with Hans Bruyninckx (EMA)
download presentatie Recap of results and impacts of the CE Center

PRESENTATIONS OF THE BREAKOUT-SESSIONS

01. CE MONITORING

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14:30 | Monitoring Circular Economy from a Societal Needs Perspective
Luc Alaerts, KU Leuven
download presentation 15:00 | Monitoring CE from a​ societal need perspective:​ From theory to practice
Veerle Vermeyen, KU Leuven
download presentation 15:30 | Circular Material Use Rate indicators​ – A Flemish macro-economic perspective
Maarten Christis, VITO
download presentation 16:00 | Measuring the benefits of the circular economy: the in-use occupation of materials
Gustavo Moraga, Ghent University

02. CIRCULARITY OF PLASTICS

download presentation 14:30 | The market acceptance of circular plastics
Tine Compernolle, University of Antwerp
download presentation 15:00 | The evolution of post-consumer packaging waste management systems in Flanders
Gwenny Thomassen, University of Antwerp
download presentation 15:30 | Why plastic waste is not crude oil: technological challenges (and opportunities) towards closed loop recycling
Steven De Meester, Ghent University
download presentation 16:00 | Plastics and plastic waste – Policy challenges and data gaps
Maarten Dubois, OECD

03. INSIGHTS INTO CIRCULAR STRATEGIES

download presentation 14:30 | The effectiveness of circular economy strategies at reducing the GHG emissions and resource use of the Belgian car stock
Donald Chapman, KU Leuven
download presentation 15:00 | CO2 mineralization of steel slags for sustainable concrete – An environmental analysis of different available options
Andrea Di Maria, KU Leuven
download presentation 15:30 | Estimating demand and supply potential for circular value chains - the case of EV battery remanufacturing
Jeroen Gillabel, VITO
download presentation 16:00 | The end-of-life phase of PV modules: where two transitions meet
Gwenny Thomassen, University of Antwerp