2.4 Recovery and urban mining of raw materials from end-of-life products and other wastes
We work on critical metals recovery from mining/industrial leachates with a focus on biosorption processes. Our aim is to reduce toxic pollutant loads to receiving waters while contributing to the circular economy by recovering valuable metals thereby increasing secondary metal supplies.
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