Recent Publications

Adam, V.; Yang, T.; Nowack, B. Toward an ecotoxicological risk assessment of microplastics: comparison of available hazard and exposure data in freshwaters. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2019, 38 (2), 436-447. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.4323
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Clarke, C.; Williams, I. D.; Turner, D. A. Evaluating the carbon footprint of WEEE management in the UK. Resour. Conserv. Recycl. 2019, 141, 465-473. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.10.003
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Salieri, B.; Hischier, R.; Quik, J. T. K.; Jolliet, O. Fate modelling of nanoparticle releases in LCA: an integrative approach towards “USEtox4Nano”. J. Clean. Prod. 2019, 206, 701-712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.09.187
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Sørensen, S. N.; Baun, A.; Burkard, M.; Dal Maso, M.; Foss Hansen, S.; Harrison, S.; Hjorth, R.; Lofts, S.; Matzke, M.; Nowack, B.; et al. Evaluating environmental risk assessment models for nanomaterials according to requirements along the product innovation Stage-Gate process. Environ. Sci. Nano 2019, 6 (2), 505-518. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EN00933C
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Wigger, H.; Nowack, B. Material-specific properties applied to an environmental risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials – implications on grouping and read-across concepts. Nanotoxicology 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2019.1568604
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Adam, V.; Caballero-Guzman, A.; Nowack, B. Considering the forms of released engineered nanomaterials in probabilistic material flow analysis. Environ. Pollut. 2018, 243, 17-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.07.108
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Beloin-Saint-Pierre, D.; Turner, D. A.; Salieri, B.; Haarman, A.; Hischier, R. How suitable is LCA for nanotechnology assessment? Overview of current methodological pitfalls and potential solutions: 65th LCA Discussion Forum, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, May 24, 2017. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 2018, 23 (1), 191-196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-017-1399-3
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Bieser, J. C. T.; Hilty, L. M. An approach to assess indirect environmental effects of digitalization based on a time-use perspective. In Advances and new trends in environmental informatics. Managing disruption, big data and open science, presented at the EnviroInfo 2018, Garching near Munich, September 5 – 7, 2018; Bungartz, H. J., Kranzlmüller, D., Weinberg, V., Weismüller, J., Wohlgemuth, V., Eds.; Progress in IS; Springer: Cham, 2018; pp 67-78. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99654-7_5
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Bieser, J. C. T.; Hilty, L. M. Assessing indirect environmental effects of information and communication technology (ICT): a systematic literature review. Sustainability 2018, 10 (8), 2662 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10082662
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Bieser, J. C. T.; Hilty, L. M. Indirect effects of the digital transformation on environmental sustainability: methodological challenges in assessing the greenhouse gas abatement potential of ICT. In ICT4S2018. 5th International conference on information and communication technology for sustainability, presented at the ICT4S 2018. 5th international conference on information and communication technology for sustainability, Toronto, Canada, May 14-18, 2018; Penzenstadler, B., Easterbrook, S., Venters, C., Ahmed, S. I., Eds.; EPiC series in computing; Easychair, 2018; Vol. 52, pp 68-81. https://doi.org/10.29007/lx7q
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Bornemann, B.; Ejderyan, O.; Stauffacher, M.; Wäger, P. Gesellschaftliche Transformation – welche Rolle(n) für den Staat? GAIA 2018, 27 (1), 182-184. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.27.1.17
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Böni, H.; Widmer, R.; Gasser, M.; Haarman, A. Waste as a resource for sustainable development. In Technical report 2018; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2018; pp 28-31.
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Böni, H.; Hischier, R. Weiter- und Wiederverwendung von elektrischen und elektronischen Geräten. Ökologische und ökonomische Analyse. Schlussbericht; sine nomine, 2018; 47 p.
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Caballero-Guzman, A.; Nowack, B. Prospective nanomaterial mass flows to the environment by life cycle stage from five applications containing CuO, DPP, FeOx, CNT and SiO2. J. Clean. Prod. 2018, 203, 990-1002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.265
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Dlouhá, J.; Henderson, L.; Kapitulčinová, D.; Mader, C. Sustainability-oriented higher education networks: characteristics and achievements in the context of the UN DESD. J. Clean. Prod. 2018, 172, 4263-4276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.239
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Fadeel, B.; Bussy, C.; Merino, S.; Vázquez, E.; Flahaut, E.; Mouchet, F.; Evariste, L.; Gauthier, L.; Koivisto, A. J.; Vogel, U.; et al. Safety assessment of graphene-based materials: focus on human health and the environment. ACS Nano 2018, 12 (11), 10582-10620. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b04758
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Gasser, M.; Haarman, A. A rocky road to a clean circular economy. In Technical report 2018; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2018; pp 24-27.
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Gasser, M.; Hüdepohl, H.; Haarman, A. Feasibility study for a certification of sustainably recycled plastics in India; Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI): St. Gallen, 2018; 40 p.
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Giese, B.; Klaessig, F.; Park, B.; Kaegi, R.; Steinfeldt, M.; Wigger, H.; von Gleich, A.; Gottschalk, F. Risks, release and concentrations of engineered nanomaterial in the environment. Sci. Rep. 2018, 8 (1), 1565 (18 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19275-4
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Guldner, A.; Garling, M.; Morgen, M.; Naumann, S.; Kern, E.; Hilty, L. M. Energy consumption and hardware utilization of standard software: methods and measurements for software sustainability. In From science to society: new trends in environmental informatics; Otjacques, B., Hitzelberger, P., Naumann, S., Wohlgemuth, V., Eds.; Progress in IS; Springer: Cham, 2018; pp 251-261. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65687-8_22
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Haarman, A.; Hischier, R.; Widmer, R. Recovery of scarce technology metals from end-of-life vehicles – a comparative LCA. Final report for work package C4 of the EVA project (Elektronik – Verwertung – Altautos); Empa: St. Gallen, 2018; 41 p.
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Hilty, L. M.; Huber, P. Motivating students on ICT-related study programs to engage with the subject of sustainable development. Int. J. Sustain. High. Educ. 2018, 19 (3), 642-656. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-02-2017-0027
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Hischier, R. Car vs. packaging – a first, simple (environmental) sustainability assessment of our changing shopping behaviour. Sustainability 2018, 10 (9), 3061 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093061
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Hischier, R.; Kwon, N. H.; Brog, J. P.; Fromm, K. M. Early-stage sustainability evaluation of nanoscale cathode materials for lithium ion batteries. ChemSusChem 2018, 11 (13), 2068-2076. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201800109
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Holm, S. An agent-based model of wood markets in Switzerland. Doctoral dissertation, University of Zurich, Zürich, 2018, 128 p.
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Holm, S.; Thees, O.; Lemm, R.; Olschewski, R.; Hilty, L. M. An agent-based model of wood markets: scenario analysis. For. Policy Econ. 2018, 95, 26-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forpol.2018.07.005
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Holm, S.; Hilty, L. M.; Lemm, R.; Thees, O. Empirical validation of an agent-based model of wood markets in Switzerland. PLoS One 2018, 13 (1), e0190605 (24 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190605
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Kawecki, D.; Scheeder, P. R. W.; Nowack, B. Probabilistic material flow analysis of seven commodity plastics in Europe. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52 (17), 9874-9888. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b01513
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Kern, E.; Hilty, L. M.; Guldner, A.; Maksimov, Y. V.; Filler, A.; Gröger, J.; Naumann, S. Sustainable software products – towards assessment criteria for resource and energy efficiency. 2018, 86, 199-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.02.044
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Kral, U.; Laner, D.; Rechberger, H.; Heiberg, S.; Heuss-Aßbichler, S.; Horváth, Z.; Szabó, K.; Morf, L. S.; Mueller, S. R.; Wäger, P.; et al. Unece develops specifications for classifying materla recovery projects in the circular economy. In The 25th world mining congress 2018. Sustainable development, presented at the 25th world mining congress, Astana, Kazakhstan, June 19-22, 2018; 2018; p (17 pp.).
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Løvik, A. N.; Hagelüken, C.; Wäger, P. Improving supply security of critical metals: current developments and research in the EU. Sustain. Mater. Technologies 2018, 15, 9-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2018.01.003
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Matasci, C.; Gauch, M.; Böni, H. Material- und Energieressourcen von Produktion und Konsum in der Schweiz. Mit Bewertung der Umweltauswirkungen; Projekt MatCH; Empa - Materials Science & Technology: St. Gallen, 2018; 84 p.
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Nowack, B. Mikroplastik aus Textilien. Aqua Viva, 2018, pp 22-25.
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Nowack, B.; Mitrano, D. M. Procedures for the production and use of synthetically aged and product released nanomaterials for further environmental and ecotoxicity testing. NanoImpact 2018, 10, 70-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.12.001
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Ortego, A.; Valero, A.; Valero, A.; Restrepo, E. Vehicles and critical raw materials: a sustainability assessment using thermodynamic rarity. J. Ind. Ecol. 2018, 22 (5), 1005-1015. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12737
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Parlikar, U.; Ramakrishnan, L.; Parthasarathy, P.; Kumar, A.; Gasser, M.; Sinha, D.; Vajipey, M. GreenCo rating for E-waste recyclers; Confederation of Indian Industry (CII): Hyderabad, 2018; 125 p. https://www.sustainable-recycling.org/http-www-sustainable-recycling-org-wp-content-uploads-2018-10-greenco-rating-ewaste-recyclers-pilot/
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Piccinno, F.; Hischier, R.; Seeger, S.; Som, C. Eco-efficient process improvement at the early development stage: identifying environmental and economic process hotspots for synergetic improvement potential. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52 (10), 5959-5967. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b01197
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Piccinno, F.; Hischier, R.; Seeger, S.; Som, C. Predicting the environmental impact of a future nanocellulose production at industrial scale: application of the life cycle assessment scale-up framework. J. Clean. Prod. 2018, 174, 283-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.226
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Pouri, M. J.; Hilty, L. M. Conceptualizing the digital sharing economy in the context of sustainability. Sustainability 2018, 10 (12), 4453 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10124453
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Pouri, M. J.; Hilty, L. M. ICT-enabled sharing economy and environmental sustainability - a resource-oriented approach. In Advances and new trends in environmental informatics. Managing disruption, big data and open science, presented at the EnviroInfo 2018, Garching near Munich, September 5 – 7, 2018; Bungartz, H. J., Kranzlmüller, D., Weinberg, V., Weismüller, J., Wohlgemuth, V., Eds.; Progress in IS; Springer: Cham, 2018; pp 53-65. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99654-7_4
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Roberts, K. P.; Turner, D. A.; Coello, J.; Stringfellow, A. M.; Bello, I. A.; Powrie, W.; Watson, G. V. R. SWIMS: a dynamic life cycle-based optimisation and decision support tool for solid waste management. J. Clean. Prod. 2018, 196, 547-563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.265
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Salieri, B.; Turner, D. A.; Nowack, B.; Hischier, R. Life cycle assessment of manufactured nanomaterials: Where are we? NanoImpact 2018, 10, 108-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.12.003
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Scholz, R. W.; Bartelsman, E. J.; Diefenbach, S.; Franke, L.; Grunwald, A.; Helbing, D.; Hill, R.; Hilty, L.; Höjer, M.; Klauser, S.; et al. Unintended side effects of the digital transition: European scientists' messages from a proposition-based expert round table. Sustainability 2018, 10 (6), 2001 (48 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10062001
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Singer-Brodowski, M.; Mader, C. Die Energiewende braucht die Bildungswende: der Beitrag der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung zur Energiewende auf individueller, organisationaler und gesamtgesellschaftlicher Ebene. In Handbuch Energiewende und Partizipation; Holstenkamp, L., Radtke, J., Eds.; Springer: Wiesbaden, 2018; pp 463-473. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-09416-4_28
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Steinhäuser, K. G.; Sayre, P. G.; Nowack, B. Reliability of methods and data for regulatory assessment of nanomaterial risks. NanoImpact 2018, 10, 68-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.11.005
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Thiébaud, E.; Hilty, L.; Schluep, M.; Böni, H.; Faulstich, M. Where do our resources go? Indium, neodymium, and gold flows connected to the use of electronic equipment in Switzerland. Sustainability 2018, 10 (8), 2658 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/su10082658
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Thiébaud (-Müller), E.; Hilty, L. M.; Schluep, M.; Widmer, R.; Faulstich, M. Service lifetime, storage time, and disposal pathways of electronic equipment: a Swiss case study. J. Ind. Ecol. 2018, 22 (1), 196-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12551
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Wang, Y.; Nowack, B. Dynamic probabilistic material flow analysis of nano-SiO2, nano iron oxides, nano-CeO2 nano-Al2O3, and quantum dots in seven European regions. Environ. Pollut. 2018, 235, 589-601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.004
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Wang, Y.; Nowack, B. Environmental risk assessment of engineered nano-SiO2, nano iron oxides, nano-CeO2, nano-Al2O3, and quantum dots. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2018, 37 (5), 1387-1395. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.4080
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Werner, J.; Persson, I.; Björneholm, O.; Kawecki, D.; Saak, C. M.; Walz, M. M.; Ekholm, V.; Unger, I.; Valtl, C.; Caleman, C.; et al. Shifted equilibria of organic acids and bases in the aqueous surface region. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20 (36), 23281-23293. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cp01898g
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Widmer, R.; Böni, H. A tour of regulations and standards. In Technical report 2018; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2018; pp 20-23.
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Wigger, H.; Wohlleben, W.; Nowack, B. Redefining environmental nanomaterial flows: consequences of the regulatory nanomaterial definition on the results of environmental exposure models. Environ. Sci. Nano 2018, 5 (6), 1372-1385. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EN00137E
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Adam, V.; Nowack, B. European country-specific probabilistic assessment of nanomaterial flows towards landfilling, incineration and recycling. Environ. Sci. Nano 2017, 4 (10), 1961-1973. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7EN00487G
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Balsiger, J.; Förster, R.; Mader, C.; Nagel, U.; Sironi, H.; Wilhelm, S.; Zimmermann, A. B. Transformative learning and education for sustainable development. GAIA 2017, 26 (4), 357-359. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.26.4.15
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Bornemann, B.; Bernasconi, A.; Ejderyan, O.; Schmid, F.; Wäger, P.; Zingerli, C. Research on natural resources: the quest for integration revisited. GAIA 2017, 26 (1), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.26.1.6
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Buist, H. E.; Hischier, R.; Westerhout, J.; Brouwer, D. H. Derivation of health effect factors for nanoparticles to be used in LCIA. NanoImpact 2017, 7, 41-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.05.002
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Böni, H.; Widmer, R. A closer look at the recycling performance of Swico's processing partners. In Technical report 2017; Hensch, J. M., Luck, H., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2017; pp 16-19.
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Cao, Z.; Shen, L.; Løvik, A. N.; Müller, D. B.; Liu, G. Elaborating the history of our cementing societies: an in-use stock perspective. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (19), 11468-11475. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b03077
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Gasser, M.; Böni, H.; Wäger, P. Gemischte Sammlung von Kunststoffen aus Haushalten. Monitoring der Pilotphase des KUH-Bag Systems; Empa: St. Gallen, 2017; 72 p.
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Gauch, M.; Matasci, C.; Hincapié, I.; Böni, H. Material- und Energieressourcen sowie Umweltauswirkungen der Mobilität Schweiz; Projekt MatCH; Empa - Materials Science & Technology: St. Gallen, 2017; 94 p.
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Hauser, C.; Blumer, H.; Christen, M.; Hilty, L.; Huppenbauer, M.; Kaiser, T. Ethische Herausforderungen für Unternehmen im Umgang mit Big Data; Schweizerische Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften SATW: Zürich, 2017; 32 p. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1116835
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He, X.; Mitrano, D. M.; Nowack, B.; Kyoung Bahk, Y.; Figi, R.; Schreiner, C.; Bürki, M.; Wang, J. Agglomeration potential of TiO2 in synthetic leachates made from the fly ash of different incinerated wastes. Environ. Pollut. 2017, 223, 616-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2017.01.065
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Hernandez, E.; Nowack, B.; Mitrano, D. M. Polyester textiles as a source of microplastics from households: a mechanistic study to understand microfiber release during washing. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (12), 7036-7046. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b01750
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Hilty, L. M.; Bieser, J. C. T. Opportunities and risks of digitalization for climate protection in Switzerland; University of Zurich: Zürich, 2017; 62 p.
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Hilty, L. M.; Lubberger, A. Technologies, resources, and substitution: an approach to support the discourse on technological innovations with a focus on sustainability. In Proceedings of the 31st edition of the EnviroInfo, presented at the EnviroInfo 2017, Luxembourg, G.-D. de Luxembourg, September 13-15, 2017; Otjacques, B., Hitzelberger, P., Naumann, S., Wohlgemuth, V., Eds.; Berichte aus der Umweltinformatik; Shaker Verlag: Aachen, Germany, 2017; pp 169-172.
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Hischier, R.; Salieri, B.; Pini, M. Most important factors of variability and uncertainty in an LCA study of nanomaterials – findings from a case study with nano titanium dioxide. NanoImpact 2017, 7, 17-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.05.001
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Huber Kolpondinos, M. Z.; Glinz, M. Behind points and levels - the influence of gamification algorithms on requirements prioritization. In 2017 IEEE 25th international requirements engineering conference (RE), presented at the 2017 IEEE 25th international requirements engineering conference (RE), Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-8, 2017; IEEE: Los Alamitos, CA, USA, 2017; pp 332-341. https://doi.org/10.1109/RE.2017.59
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Huber Kolpondinos, M. Z.; Glinz, M. Tailoring gamification to requirements elicitation: a stakeholder centric motivation concept. In 2017 IEEE/ACM 10th international workshop on cooperative and human aspects of software engineering (CHASE), presented at the 2017 IEEE/ACM 10th international workshop on cooperative and human aspects of software engineering (CHASE), Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 23, 2017; IEEE, 2017; pp 9-15. https://doi.org/10.1109/CHASE.2017.4
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Kaiser, J. P.; Roesslein, M.; Diener, L.; Wichser, A.; Nowack, B.; Wick, P. Cytotoxic effects of nanosilver are highly dependent on the chloride concentration and the presence of organic compounds in the cell culture media. J. Nanobiotechnol. 2017, 15 (1), 5 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12951-016-0244-3
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Kläy, A.; Bader, C.; Bornemann, B.; Carabias, V.; Wäger, P. Monitoring und Evaluation der Agenda 2030. Reflexionen zum ersten saguf-Gespräch. GAIA 2017, 26 (3), 284-286. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.26.3.15
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Mehrabi, K.; Nowack, B.; Arroyo Rojas Dasilva, Y.; Mitrano, D. M. Improvements in nanoparticle tracking analysis to measure particle aggregation and mass distribution: a case study on engineered nanomaterial stability in incineration landfill leachates. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (10), 5611-5621. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b00597
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Mitrano, D. M.; Mehrabi, K.; Arroyo Rojas Dasilva, Y.; Nowack, B. Mobility of metallic (nano)particles in leachates from landfills containing waste incineration residues. Environ. Sci. Nano 2017, 4 (2), 480-492. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6EN00565A
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Mitrano, D. M.; Nowack, B. The need for a life-cycle based aging paradigm for nanomaterials: importance of real-world test systems to identify realistic particle transformations. Nanotechnology 2017, 28 (7), 072001 (23 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/28/7/072001
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Mueller, S. R.; Wäger, P. A.; Turner, D. A.; Shaw, P. J.; Williams, I. D. A framework for evaluating the accessibility of raw materials from end-of-life products and the Earth’s crust. Waste Manag. 2017, 68, 534-546. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.05.043
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Mulà, I.; Tilbury, D.; Ryan, A.; Mader, M.; Dlouhá, J.; Mader, C.; Benayas, J.; Dlouhý, J.; Alba, D. Catalysing change in higher education for sustainable development. A review of professional development initiatives for university educators. Int. J. Sustain. High. Educ. 2017, 18 (5), 798-820. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSHE-03-2017-0043
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Méndez-Fajardo, S.; Böni, H.; Hernández, C.; Schluep, M.; Valdivia, S. A practical guide for the systemic design of WEEE management policies in developing countries; Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI): St. Gallen, 2017; 75 p. https://www.sustainable-recycling.org/mendez_2017_guide-weee-policy/
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Méndez-Fajardo, S.; Böni, H.; Hernández, C.; Schluep, M.; Valdivia, S. Guía práctica para el diseño sistémico de políticas para la gestión de RAEE en países en vía de desarrollo; Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI): St. Gallen, 2017; 75 p. https://www.sustainable-recycling.org/mendez_2017_guide-weee-policy/
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Nowack, B. Evaluation of environmental exposure models for engineered nanomaterials in a regulatory context. NanoImpact 2017, 8, 38-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2017.06.005
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Restrepo, E.; Løvik, A. N.; Wäger, P.; Widmer, R.; Lonka, R.; Müller, D. B. Stocks, flows, and distribution of critical metals in embedded electronics in passenger vehicles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (3), 1129-1139. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b05743
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Robledo-Abad, C.; Althaus, H. J.; Berndes, G.; Bolwig, S.; Corbera, E.; Creutzig, F.; Garcia-Ulloa, J.; Geddes, A.; Gregg, J. S.; Haberl, H.; et al. Bioenergy production and sustainable development: science base for policymaking remains limited. GCB Bioenerg. 2017, 9 (3), 541-556. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12338
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Salieri, B.; Pasteris, A.; Netkueakul, W.; Hischier, R. Key physicochemical properties of nanomaterials in view of their toxicity: an exploratory systematic investigation for the example of carbon-based nanomaterial. J. Nanopart. Res. 2017, 19, 116 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-017-3748-3
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Schmutz, M.; Som, C.; Krug, H. F.; Nowack, B. Digging below the surface: the hidden quality of the OECD nanosilver dossier. Environ. Sci. Nano 2017, 4 (6), 1209-1215. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7EN00088J
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Scott-Fordsmand, J. J.; Navas, J. M.; Hund-Rinke, K.; Nowack, B.; Amorim, M. J. B. Nanomaterials to microplastics: swings and roundabouts. Nano Today 2017, 17, 7-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nantod.2017.09.002
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Scott‐Fordsmand, J. J.; Peijnenburg, W. J. G. M.; Semenzin, E.; Nowack, B.; Hunt, N.; Hristozov, D.; Marcomini, A.; Irfan, M. ‐A.; Sánchez Jiménez, A.; Landsiedel, R.; et al. Environmental risk assessment strategy for nanomaterials. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14 (10), 1251 (20 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14101251
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Sun, T. Y.; Mitrano, D. M.; Bornhöft, N. A.; Scheringer, M.; Hungerbühler, K.; Nowack, B. Envisioning nano release dynamics in a changing world: using dynamic probabilistic modeling to assess future environmental emissions of engineered nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (5), 2854-2863. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b05702
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Thiébaud, E.; Hilty, L. M.; Schluep, M.; Faulstich, M. Use, storage, and disposal of electronic equipment in Switzerland. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51 (8), 4494-4502. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b06336
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Thiébaud, E.; Hilty, L. M.; Schluep, M.; Faulstich, M. Where do all the metals go? Indium and neodymium flows from emerging technologies in Switzerland. Presented at the 7. Wissenschaftskongress Abfall- und Ressourcenwirtschaft, Aachen, March 16-17, 2017; Innsbruck University Press; pp 129-133.
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Turner, D. A.; Beaven, R. P.; Woodman, N. D. Evaluating landfill aftercare strategies: a life cycle assessment approach. Waste Manag. 2017, 63, 417-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2016.12.005
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Widmer, R.; Böni, H. Flat panel displays with mercury continue to dominate the market. In Technical report 2017; Hensch, J. M., Luck, H., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2017; pp 20-22.
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Widmer, R. Swico and SENS regulate the collection and transport of lithium batteries in accordance with ADR 2017. In Technical report 2017; Hensch, J. M., Luck, H., Schaller, S., Eds.; SENS Foundation: Zürich, 2017; pp 12-13.
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Wigger, H.; Steinfeldt, M.; Bianchin, A. Environmental benefits of coatings based on nano-tungsten-carbide cobalt ceramics. J. Clean. Prod. 2017, 148, 212-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.01.179
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Ahmadi Achachlouei, M.; Hilty, L. M. Using systems thinking and system dynamics modeling to understand rebound effects. In Advances and new trends in environmental and energy informatics. Selected and extended contributions from the 28th international conference on informatics for environmental protection, presented at the 28th international conference on informatics for environmental protection, Oldenburg, Germany, September 10-12, 2014; Gomez, J. M., Sonnenschein, M., Vogel, U., Winter, A., Rapp, B., Giesen, N., Eds.; Progress in IS; Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 2016; pp 237-255. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23455-7_13
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Bornhöft, N. A.; Sun, T. Y.; Hilty, L. M.; Nowack, B. A dynamic probabilistic material flow modeling method. Environ. Model. Softw. 2016, 76, 69-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.11.012
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Brechbühler Pešková, M.; Grösser, S.; Böni, H.; Wäger, P. A. Rückgewinnung von Indium aus Bildschirmen: Ist das sinnvoll? Volkswirtschaft, 2016, pp 61-64. http://dievolkswirtschaft.ch/de/2015/12/brechbuehler-01-02-2016/
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Böni, H.; Gnos, R.; Wäger, P.; Widmer, R. Batch tests: is a performance comparison possible? In Technical report 2016; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; Swico: Zürich, 2016; pp 30-31.
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Caballero-Guzman, A.; Nowack, B. A critical review of engineered nanomaterial release data: are current data useful for material flow modeling? Environ. Pollut. 2016, 213, 502-517. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.02.028
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Coll, C.; Notter, D.; Gottschalk, F.; Sun, T.; Som, C.; Nowack, B. Probabilistic environmental risk assessment of five nanomaterials (nano-TiO2, nano-Ag, nano-ZnO, CNT, and fullerenes). Nanotoxicology 2016, 10 (4), 436-444. https://doi.org/10.3109/17435390.2015.1073812
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Del Duce, A.; Gauch, M.; Althaus, H. J. Electric passenger car transport and passenger car life cycle inventories in ecoinvent version 3. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 2016, 21 (9), 1314-1326. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-014-0792-4
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Demokritou, P.; Jiang, G.; Lead, J.; Nowack, B. NanoImpact- a new journal is born that focuses on all aspects of nanosafety research. NanoImpact 2016, 1, A1-A2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.impact.2016.05.001
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Gauch, M.; Matasci, C.; Hincapié, I.; Hörler, R.; Böni, H. Material- und Energieressourcen sowie Umweltauswirkungen der baulichen Infrastruktur der Schweiz; Projekt MatCH; Report No.: 21033; Empa - Materials Science & Technology: St. Gallen, 2016; 79 p.
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Haarman, A.; Gasser, M. Managing hazardous WEEE plastic additives in the Indian informal sector. A study on applicable identification and separation method; Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI): St. Gallen, 2016; 60 p.
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Holm, S.; Lemm, R.; Thees, O.; Hilty, L. M. Enhancing agent-based models with discrete choice experiments. J. Artif. Soc. Soc. Simul. 2016, 19 (3), 3 (21 pp.). https://doi.org/10.18564/jasss.3121
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Hristozov, D.; Gottardo, S.; Semenzin, E.; Oomen, A.; Bos, P.; Peijnenburg, W.; van Tongeren, M.; Nowack, B.; Hunt, N.; Brunelli, A.; et al. Frameworks and tools for risk assessment of manufactured nanomaterials. Environ. Int. 2016, 95, 36-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2016.07.016
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Huisman, J.; Habib, H.; Guzman Brechu, M.; Downes, S.; Herreras, L.; Løvik, A. N.; Wäger, P.; Cassard, D.; Tertre, F.; Mählitz, P.; et al. ProSUM: prospecting secondary raw materials in the urban mine and mining wastes. In 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), presented at the 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), Berlin, Germany, September 7-9, 2016; IEEE, 2016; p 7829826 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/EGG.2016.7829826
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Kasser, U.; Böni, H. Die sportliche Umsetzung der EN 50625 in der Schweiz. In Fachbericht 2016; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; Swico: Zürich, 2016; pp 7-9.
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Løvik, A. N.; Restrepo, E.; Müller, D. B. Byproduct metal availability constrained by dynamics of carrier metal cycle: the gallium–aluminum example. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (16), 8453-8461. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b02396
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Mitrano, D. M.; Limpiteeprakan, P.; Babel, S.; Nowack, B. Durability of nano-enhanced textiles through the life cycle: releases from landfilling after washing. Environ. Sci. Nano 2016, 3 (2), 375-387. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6EN00023A
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Mitrano, D. M.; Lombi, E.; Arroyo Rojas Dasilva, Y.; Nowack, B. Unraveling the complexity in the aging of nanoenhanced textiles: a comprehensive sequential study on the effects of sunlight and washing on silver nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (11), 5790-5799. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b01478
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Nemecek, T.; Schetzer, J.; Reinhard, J. Updated and harmonised greenhouse gas emissions for crop inventories. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 2016, 21 (9), 1361-1378. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-014-0712-7
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Nowack, B.; Boldrin, A.; Caballero, A.; Hansen, S. F.; Gottschalk, F.; Heggelund, L.; Hennig, M.; Mackevica, A.; Maes, H.; Navratilova, J.; et al. Meeting the needs for released nanomaterials required for further testing—the SUN approach. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (6), 2747-2753. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b04472
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Nowack, B.; Bornhöft, N.; Ding, Y.; Riediker, M.; Sánchez Jiménez, A.; Sun, T.; van Tongeren, M.; Wohlleben, W. The Flows of Engineered Nanomaterials from Production, Use, and Disposal to the Environment. In Indoor and Outdoor Nanoparticles; Viana, M., Ed.; The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 48; Springer: Switzerland, 2016; pp 209-231. https://doi.org/10.1007/698_2015_402
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Piccinno, F.; Hischier, R.; Seeger, S.; Som, C. From laboratory to industrial scale: a scale-up framework for chemical processes in life cycle assessment studies. J. Clean. Prod. 2016, 125, 1085-1097. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.06.164
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Piccinno, F.; Hischier, R.; Saba, A.; Mitrano, D.; Seeger, S.; Som, C. Multi-perspective application selection: a method to identify sustainable applications for new materials using the example of cellulose nanofiber reinforced composites. J. Clean. Prod. 2016, 112 (1), 1199-1210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.06.105
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Pini, M.; Salieri, B.; Ferrari, A. M.; Nowack, B.; Hischier, R. Human health characterization factors of nano-TiO2 for indoor and outdoor environments. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 2016, 21 (10), 1452-1462. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-016-1115-8
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Reinhard, J.; Mutel, C. L.; Wernet, G.; Zah, R.; Hilty, L. M. Contribution-based prioritization of LCI database improvements: method design, demonstration, and evaluation. Environ. Model. Softw. 2016, 86, 204-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.09.018
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Restrepo, E.; Widmer, R.; Schluep, M. A critical review of recycling and disposal options for leaded glass from cathode ray tubes (CRTs). In 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), presented at the 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), Berlin, Germany, September 7-9, 2016; IEEE, 2016; p 7829839 (7 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/EGG.2016.7829839
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Restrepo, E.; Widmer, R.; Schluep, M. Leaded glass from cathode ray tubes (CRTs). A critical review of recycling and disposal options; Step green paper; United Nations University: Bonn, 2016; 13 p.
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Schluep, M.; Gasser, M.; Haarman, A.; Brown, A.; Edgerton, B.; Giotto, E. Informal approaches towards a circular economy - learning from the plastics recycling sector in India; World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD): Geneva, 2016; 22 p. https://www.sustainable-recycling.org/wbcsd_informal-circular-economy_2016/
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Sun, T. Y.; Bornhöft, N. A.; Hungerbühler, K.; Nowack, B. Dynamic probabilistic modeling of environmental emissions of engineered nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (9), 4701-4711. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b05828
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Thiébaud, E.; Brechbühler Peskova, M.; Hilty, L. M.; Schluep, M.; Faulstich, M. Service lifetime and disposal pathways of business devices. In 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), presented at the 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), Berlin, Germany, September 7-9, 2016; IEEE, 2016; p 7829851 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/EGG.2016.7829851
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Turner, D. A.; Williams, I. D.; Kemp, S. Combined material flow analysis and life cycle assessment as a support tool for solid waste management decision making. J. Clean. Prod. 2016, 129, 234-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.077
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Valdivia, S.; Sureda, M.; Schluep, M.; Widmer, R. ISO guidance principles for the sustainable management of secondary metals. In 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), presented at the 2016 electronics goes green 2016+ (EGG), Berlin, Germany, September 7-9, 2016; IEEE, 2016; p 7829835 (5 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/EGG.2016.7829835
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Wagener, S.; Dommershausen, N.; Jungnickel, H.; Laux, P.; Mitrano, D.; Nowack, B.; Schneider, G.; Luch, A. Textile functionalization and its effects on the release of silver nanoparticles into artificial sweat. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50 (11), 5927-5934. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b06137
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Wang, Y.; Deng, L.; Caballero-Guzman, A.; Nowack, B. Are engineered nano iron oxide particles safe? An environmental risk assessment by probabilistic exposure, effects and risk modeling. Nanotoxicology 2016, 10 (10), 1545-1554. https://doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2016.1242798
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Wang, Y.; Kalinina, A.; Sun, T.; Nowack, B. Probabilistic modeling of the flows and environmental risks of nano-silica. Sci. Total Environ. 2016, 545-546, 67-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.100
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Widmer, R. Future disposal of CRT devices in Switzerland. In Technical report 2016; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; Swico: Zürich, 2016; pp 34-35.
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Widmer, R. Handling lithium batteries. In Technical report 2016; Luck, H., Hensch, J. M., Schaller, S., Eds.; Swico: Zürich, 2016; pp 20-21.
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van Harmelen, T.; Zondervan-van den Beuken, E. K.; Brouwer, D. H.; Kuijpers, E.; Fransman, W.; Buist, H. B.; Ligthart, T. N.; Hincapié, I.; Hischier, R.; Linkov, I.; et al. LICARA nanoSCAN - a tool for the self-assessment of benefits and risks of nanoproducts. Environ. Int. 2016, 91, 150-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2016.02.021
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