Closing the Circle, Yves Tielemans at TEDxUHasselt

Published on 12/08/2014

Yves Tielemans is a Project Manager at Group Machiels, leading the research, development and demonstration of the Enhanced Landfill Mining concept and the Closing the Circle project. He is convinced that closing the loops is an essential part of the transition to a circular low carbon sustainable economy. Mining landfills for renewable energy and resources? Yes, it is possible!

A key part of his approach is to establish a quadruple helix (multi-stakeholder) network that supports the required technological, legal, social, economic, environmental and organisational innovation to drive this transition, thereby addressing a few of the grand societal challenges.

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