AMS Blog

Freeing research from its ivory tower, this page contains post by researchers, students and Amsterdammers alike. By keeping you up to date with what they’re up to, the bloggers contribute to a better visibility of their projects, ideas, problems, solutions and research.

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From (urban) mine to building, and back into the supply chain written by: Luuk Gremmen, student Industrial Ecology at TU Delft & Leiden University

Traditionally almost every blog about circular economy starts with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s famous quote: ‘Imagine an economy in which […]

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Metal stock estimations and community driven open source databases for urban mining written by: Michelle, Elena, Ella, Sidney and Josefine, students Industrial Ecology at TU Delft & Leiden University

Before, the life cycles of products have been considered to be linear, but this concept makes it possible to make […]

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Prospecting the Urban Mines of Amsterdam: student blog written by: Hsiu-Chuan Lin, student Industrial Ecology at TU Delft & Leiden University

The circular economy, and everything it involves, is a focus of research of the academic discipline of Industrial Ecology and […]

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Smart Wasting in Amsterdam: project update written by: Robin Ammerlaan, Wageningen UR

Waste is something we would all rather do without. Eliminating waste is key to establishing a circular economy. We are, […]

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Towards clean air: The Green Junkie, addicted to pollution written by: Bert Heusinkveld & Charlotte Lelieveld, Wageningen UR

Human health within the city is greatly impacted by air pollution. On the map of Amsterdam (Fig. 1) you can […]

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3D Printing in the Circular City: Project Update written by: Foteini Setaki, TU Delft

Every day, a huge amount of plastic waste is generated in cities. It is even estimated that plastics represent about […]

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Urban AirQ: Science for society or society for science? Written by: Matthijs Danes, Wageningen UR

Air quality in cities and its impact on public health is currently a growing concern, receiving ample attention from policymakers, […]

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CLIMADAPTOOL: Project Update Written by: Sanda Lenzholzer, Wageningen UR

Our CLIMADAPTOOL project is in full swing now. We started the interactive part of our project in the beginning of […]

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Stimulus: blog series starting soon Written by: Natasha de Sena, AMS Institute

In 2015, AMS Institute released a call for Stimulus Projects and the top 8 submitted projects received funding for developing […]

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