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Registration Open for Virtual Workshop on Circular Economy of Manufacturing Materials

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Registration is now open for the Workshop on Fostering a Circular Economy of Manufacturing Materials, to be held virtually April 20-21, 2022. The workshop is being organized by ASTM International’s sustainability committee (E60).

The workshop will provide a forum to identify standards opportunities to foster a circular economy in discarded materials from manufacturing operations, as opposed to consumer waste generation or decommissioning of the facilities.

The objective of the workshop is to develop a roadmap for ASTM technical standards to support the formation and engagement of manufacturers in a circular economy.

Topics will include:

  • Vision for a circular economy focusing on discarded materials from manufacturing;
  • Review of current manufacturing measurement practices supporting circularity;
  • Review of existing and ongoing supporting standards activities;
  • Success stories from industry participants on injecting circularity into manufacturing operations; and
  • Facilitated brainstorming and discussion of standards needs and gaps.

To register for the event, or for more information, visit 

Additional technical information is available from workshop co-chairs KC Morris ( and Amy Costello (

Symposia Operations Contact: Jennifer Buono, tel+1.610.832.9698;

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