Module 5

Systematizing and quantifying the circular economy in the foundry sector

How to assess and quantify the level of circularity of a foundry and adopt solutions to improve such a level

This Module focuses on the technical solutions that can be adopted in a foundry to introduce circular economy practices.

The Module starts introducing the circular economy audit methodologies. After reviewing the auditing process, the most relevant international audit standards for circular economy are discussed. Also, available tools for circularity assessment are presented.

Then, circular economy solutions specifically related to the foundry sector are introduced. They will be divided into solutions that can be applied autonomously inside the foundry and solutions that need the involvement of stakeholders.

Main topics:

  • Circular economy audit standards
  • Circular economy assessment tools
  • Circular economy solutions suitable for foundries

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