Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
6030016 Circular Economy: theoretical approach and practical applications 1.0 1
Description A circular economy is a regenerative system in which resource input and waste, emission, and energy leakage are minimised by slowing, closing, and narrowing material and energy loops. This can be achieved through long-lasting design, maintenance, repair, reuse, remanufacturing, refurbishing, and recycling. This is contrast to a linear economy which is a 'take, make, dispose' model of production. This course, further, contributes to the optimising systems rather than components, or the notion of ˇĄdesign for fitˇ¦. As a generic notion it draws from a number of more specific approaches including cradle to cradle, biomimicry, industrial ecology, and the 'blue economy. Additional benefit to students is learning of English language as medium of instruction is in English.