The Circular Economy in Cities - Approach for Phosphorous Management

Wednesday June 6 at 15.45 in Riffi

The workshops focuses on legislation and technical issues concerning implementation of circular economy concept for management of municipal services. Speakers will present case studies on how circular economy is implemented into municipal companies policies in regards of new Krakow Development Strategy 2030. Moreover the possibilities of phosphorous recovery from primary and secondary sources (i.e. wastewater, sewage sludge ash, biomass) will be analysed as a result of InPhos project financed by EIT Raw Materials – a body of EU. Moreover, the possible use of selected waste, as sewage sludge and sewage sludge ash, in the construction industry will be presents as a way towards a  circular economy.
The objective of the workshop is to provide participants practical knowledge on circular economy concept realised through local and regional regulations and strategies. Moderators will provide overall introduction to the topics of circular economy in cities, including technical, environmental, economic and social issues related to phosphorous management. During the workshop the participants will be involved in team work with moderators and the PESTLE analysis (political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal and environmental factors used in the environmental scanning component of strategic management). 

Opening speech
Quiz for participants
Introduction to team work
Discussion in workshops 
Presentation of workshop discussion results

Dr. Marzena Smol, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Department of Management, AGH University of Science and Technology
Prof. Daina Kalniņa, Riga Technical University

Dr. Marzena Smol
Dr. chem. Daina Kalniņa 

Workshop organiser: 
Dr. Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Dr. chem. Daina Kalniņa, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Dr hab. Joanna Kulczycka, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Dr-Ing. Christian Adam,  Thermochemical Residues Treatment and Resource Recovery Division, BAM - Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany