Paper Recycling: Challenged by both Quality and Convenience Webinar
Jul
19
12:30 PM12:30

Paper Recycling: Challenged by both Quality and Convenience Webinar

During this webinar, Dr. Nurcin Celik will provide an overview of paper recycling and the challenges it faces today with the ever-increasing prevalence of single stream recycling.

She will first discuss the sources and types of paper and the processes by which they are separated and recycled into quality paper products. Dr. Celik will discuss how these challenges could be turned into new economic and environmental opportunities for future recycling.

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Workshop on Remanufacturing, Repair and Reuse
Jul
22
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop on Remanufacturing, Repair and Reuse

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Join us to learn about innovative technologies, industry best practices, and funding opportunities available to help you improve your bottom line.

 The workshop will be held on Monday, July 22 from 9 AM to 4:30 PM at RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability in Rochester, NY. The workshop is open to all manufacturers throughout the country.

 NYSTAR is a Platinum Sponsor of the Workshop

NYSTAR programs and centers emphasize the importance of working with industry to leverage New York State’s technology strengths to produce new products. Click on the logo above to learn more about NYSTAR!

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A Systems Analysis of Plastics in the Global Economy - Webinar
Aug
7
12:30 PM12:30

A Systems Analysis of Plastics in the Global Economy - Webinar

This REMADE project has assembled a team of systems analysis (SA) researchers and industry partners to carry out this exploratory project. The project is lead by David R. Shonnard, Department of Chemical Engineering, Sustainable Futures Institute, Michigan Technological University.

The webinar will present an introduction to the global waste plastics problem, (PET and olefin plastics - polyethylene, polypropylene) contrast linear versus circular economy for plastics and summarize the REMADE exploratory project goals and tasks.

These polymeric materials are currently recycled at low rates in the U.S., but are among the largest volumes of polymeric materials that are recyclable.

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Metals Recycling Webinar
Jun
25
12:30 PM12:30

Metals Recycling Webinar

During this one hour webinar, Dr. Michael Free will provide an overview of metals recycling. He will discuss the sources of metal scrap and the processes by which metals are separated and recycled into purified metals. Dr. Free will cover specific details for steel, aluminum, copper, and precious metals recycling, and he will discuss the opportunities for future recycling and the inherent economic and environmental values in metals recycling.

Michael Free is a Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. His areas of expertise include corrosion, electrometallurgy, hydrometallurgy, and materials synthesis.

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Design for Reman – Real World Challenges and Opportunities
Jun
18
12:30 PM12:30

Design for Reman – Real World Challenges and Opportunities

Brought to you by the Remanufacturing Industries Council and the REMADE Institute

The ability to recover, reuse, remanufacture, or recycle components depends heavily on how those components are designed. However, end-of-life remanufacturing is often not considered until most fundamental design decisions—such as materials selection and component structure—have already been made, which can limit remanufacture and recycling potential.

Please join us for a Design for Reman webinar with Jeff Stukenborg, Chief Engineer at WABCO Reman Solutions and Steve Holden, Manager of Application Engineering & Special Projects at Carlyle Compressor. During the hour long webinar we’ll discuss the challenges of designing for remanufacturing, the importance of making reman a design consideration and examples of successes with designing remanufacturing for multiple life cycles.

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Webinar: E-Waste Challenges and Opportunities
May
14
12:30 PM12:30

Webinar: E-Waste Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Callie Babbitt, Associate Professor, Sustainability at the Golisano Institute of Sustainability at RIT, will present an informative webinar on E-Waste Challenges and Opportunities.

Emerging electronic products have changed the way we work, communicate and socialize. However, this digital transition comes with a high cost to the environment, including mining of scarce minerals, increasing use of electricity during operation, and the question of how to manage these products when they become obsolete. This webinar will overview major trends in electronic waste generation and management in the U.S. over the last 25 years and present forecasted estimates about how this complex waste stream will change in the future as new gadgets are introduced.

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 Redefining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution
Jan
15
12:30 PM12:30

Redefining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution

Please join us for a REMADE and Remanufacturing Industries Council sponsored webinar to learn more about this important report:

 Redefining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution. Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy, released by Dr. Nabil Nasr on behalf of the United Nations Environment Program's International Resource Panel (IRP). 

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The Technology of Plastic Recycling
Dec
12
2:00 PM14:00

The Technology of Plastic Recycling

Join REMADE Institute’s thought leader and expert in polymers and recycling, Brian Riise, as he shares his perspective on the technology of plastic recycling in the US. Less than 10% of the plastics discarded in the US are recovered for recycling, with the remainder (over 30 million tons per year) ending up in landfills.

 In this webinar, you'll learn more about:

  • Technologies available to recycle waste plastics.

  • Review existing and emerging technologies available for cleaning, separating, purifying and compounding these waste plastics into high quality pellets suitable for use in new products.

  • Address the limitations of mechanical recycling and areas where chemical recycling might be viable options.

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Jun
19
11:00 AM11:00

Understanding the Challenges & Opportunities In Today's Dynamic Global Recycling Industry

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Recycling markets around the world are experiencing significant upheaval.
In this webinar, join internationally recognized sustainability expert David Refkin—Resource Recycling Systems' senior affiliate consultant, REMADE Institute's Strategic Advisory Committee chair and Governance Committee member, and Dr. Michael Free—technical leader for the recycling & recovery arm of the REMADE Institute and a professor for the Department of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah. 

David and Michael will explore the challenges and opportunities that exist in the current global recycling landscape and discuss the vast, cross-industry implications. 

In this webinar, you'll learn more about:

  • How international policies impact recycling around the world

  • Why the domestic recycling industry is concerned about the implications

  • What opportunities exist to improve outcomes and will technology play a big role?

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Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar

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Materials Disruption Possibilities,
Now & Into The Future

Time: Friday, April 13, 2018  11:00 AM EDT

Thought Leader | Guest Speaker: Thomas Graedel
Yale University professor, expert in industrial ecology, and a deputy technical leader for the Systems Analysis & Integration node with the REMADE Institute. 

Registration Link

If you missed registering for the webinar and would
like to listen to the replay, please contact Lori Webster
at lwebster@remadeinstitute.org for the link. Thank you. 

 

 

 
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