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Wanted: new ways to recycle metals (C&EN, April 2015)

May 28, 2017

RARE³ team (Binnemans & Dupont, KU Leuven) obtains worldwide press coverage with its work on REE recycling through ionic liquids. The work is now picked up in an feature article on novel recycling methods in the journal Chemistry & Engineering News, the magazine for the members of the American Chemical Society.


SOLVOMET ISC is KU Leuven’s Industrial Service Centre for Circular Hydrometallurgy. We support mining, metallurgical & recycling companies in the development of more sustainable (circular, low-energy input) hydrometallurgical processes, using state-of-the-art lab & mini-pilot scale experimental facilities.

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