Because it involves a range of processes, from knowledge of material sources and flows to the development of recovery processes, the circular economy is a key objective of geoscience expertise. The BRGM has become a major scientific and technical stakeholder in developing the circular economy, both in France and in Europe.
21 April 2018
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Featured in this “Geoscience Issues” press kit

  • The circular economy: a new challenge for geoscience disciplines 
  • Metals: combining recycling and prospecting for new resources
  • Excavated earth: a challenge for environmental and land-use management
  • Urban mining: discovering new deposits of recyclable materials
  • Wastewater: new resources to be used
  • The Plat’Inn platform: bridging the gap between the laboratory and industrial production

Geoscience challenges