© Bart van Overbeeke

The first metal recycling plant will open in Delfzijl around 2021. Team CORE, a student team of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands, is contributing to this. The students have developed a furnace where metal can be recycled, something that has been impossible up until now. What started out as a kid’s dream of making the world a little more beautiful is now rapidly becoming reality. Talks and negotiations for factories in different parts of the country are in full swing, starting in the far north.

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Author profile picture Linda Bak is always looking for the stories behind the news. She is fascinated by statistics and uses not only words but also numbers to tell these stories.