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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Circular economy and industrial symbiosis - AP240007
Title: Circular economy and industrial symbiosis
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unlimited / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)
The course is focused on the complex issues of implementation of the circular economy in industrial practice. Part of the course is a student project focused on the use of raw materials and creating a framework for industrial symbiosis.
Aim of the course
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The student will be able to develop a plan for the implementation of the circular economy in the management strategy of the company or organization.

Literature -
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Sonnemann, G., Margni, M.:Life cycle management, Springer.

M.A. Curran: Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook, Wiley.

Baumann, H. and A.M. Tillman, The Hitch Hiker´s Guide to LCA2004, Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Learning resources
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Study materials on the intranet pages of the institute.

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1. Legal framework of the Czech circular economy.

2. European Union circulation package.

3. Product and organization life cycle costs.

4. Environmentally friendly public procurement.

5. Advanced waste management technologies.

6. International GRI reporting.

7. Extended responsibility in business. CSR.

8. Ecodesign.

9. Modern methods of organizational management and the context of reducing the environmental burden.

10. Hybrid methods IOA, LCA, LCC, MFA.

11. Behavioral economics.

12. Circulating economy in construction.

13. GIS in industrial symbiosis.

14. Shared economy.

Registration requirements
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)