The hub Towards a Circular Economy and Society of Pathways to Sustainability is a platform for scientists of Utrecht University and stakeholders to jointly contribute to the transition to a sustainable circular society.
Environmental degradation, climate change, and scarcity of resources are key challenges for modern society. From the stone age to modern society, materials provide essential services to mankind. Indeed, materials touch every aspect and moment of our lives. As a result of global population growth and increased prosperity there is an increasing demand for raw materials.