Economic Development and University Innovation

Academia will Help Rethink How We Use Carbon

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The rise of circular economy principles – where materials are kept in continuous use by design – across industries has led to a new collaboration between Covestro LLC and the University of Pittsburgh.

The Covestro Circular Economy Program at the University of Pittsburgh represents the first graduate-level circular design academic program in the U.S. to specifically address the challenge of global waste and material use. The Covestro Circular Economy Program aims to create opportunities for the research, education, and innovative advancement of circular economy principles that begin with academia and fuel real-world solutions designed to save the planet.

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Russell Glorioso
(412) 525-9330


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