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Course, academic year 2023/2024

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Circular economy and industrial symbiosis - AP240007
Title: Circular economy and industrial symbiosis
Guaranteed by: Department of Sustainability and Product Ecology (241)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
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
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.
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)
Aim of the course

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.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)
Literature -


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.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)
Learning resources

Study materials on the intranet pages of the institute.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)

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.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)
Registration requirements


Last update: Pátková Vlasta (13.01.2021)