UrbanMine: Institutionalisation processes in times of circular green transitions

  • Brøns Kringelum, Louise (PI)
  • Annelin Seppola, Annelin (Project Participant)
  • Skorstad, Berit (PI)
  • Nogueira, Leticia (Project Participant)
  • Dale , Brigt (Project Participant)
  • Gjertsen, Arild (Project Participant)
  • Dælin, Emil (Project Participant)
  • Eidem, Per Anders (Project Participant)
  • Wallsten, Bjørn (Project Participant)
  • Frederiksen, Dennis Jim (PI)

Project Details


Goal: To map and identify barriers and opportunities in urban mining as an institution
To analyse the implications of institutionalisation of urban mining to
sustainable mineral use and the green shift
To identify and describe factors that facilitate/halt the institutionalisation of urban mining.

Methods: Qualitative and Multi-method Research, Literature Analysis, Household Survey, Material Flow Analysis, Institutional mapping
Short titleUrbanMine
Effective start/end date01/01/202031/12/2023

Collaborative partners

  • Nord University (lead)
  • Nordlandsforskning
  • Linköping University

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production