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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

UC Santa Barbara has joined a federally funded consortium aimed at keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive and clean through more efficient recycling, reuse and remanufacture of materials such as metals, fibers, polymers and electronic waste.

The Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE), led by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to enable technology that would reduce life-cycle energy consumption and carbon emissions associated with industrial-scale materials production and processing. At UCSB, the project will be administered by the campus’s Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE).

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