Materialism: A Materials Science Podcast
An exploration of the past, present, and future of materials science and engineering.
4 months ago

Episode 76: Industrial Symbiosis

There must be closer collaboration between industries and more efficient use of resources to achieve more sustainable industry for the future. Industrial symbiosis brings organisations together to find ways to use the waste from one as raw materials for another. In this episode, learn about the benefits of industrial symbiosis, some examples of where it has been successfully applied and why we need to encourage its practice more widely.

This episode was sponsored by Innovate UK Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge. This challenge is providing funding and support to create a cleaner, more efficient and more competitive sector that is fit for our future. Find out more by searching ‘Transforming Foundation Industries’.

Guests: Dr Anne Velenturf – Senior Research Fellow in Circular Economy – University of Leeds Chris Holcroft – Energy & Environment Lead – Glass Technology Services

Thanks to Kolobyte and Alphabot for letting us use their music in the show!

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Materialism Team: Taylor Sparks (co-creator,co-host), Andrew Falkowski (co-creator,editing assistance), Jared Duffy (production, marketing, and editing).