Our publications are academic papers, projects, case studies, guides , surveys

Academic Papers


Paper L. Navarro, Roura, M., Franquesa, D., and Meseguer, R., eReuse poster: the circular economy of digital devices, in Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies, New York, NY, USA, 2021.


Dataset: Devices until june 2019. A public dataset about reuse life-cycle data of devices. Under the eReuse device data commons license (CC BY). July 2020. (webpage).


Paper “Circular consumption and production of electronic devices: an approach to measuring, durability, upgradeability, reusability, obsolescence and premature recycling” , In Proceedings of 19th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP 2019). October 2019. ( Conference | paper).


Paper “Devices as a Commons: limits to premature recycling”, In Proceedings of Fourth Workshop on Computing within Limits (Limits’18). June 2018, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 4, 10 pages. ( Conference | paper).


Paper “Sustainability and participation in the digital commons”. Interactions, Volume 24 Issue 3, June 2017, Pages 66-69. (paper).


Paper “A Circular Commons for Digital Devices”, Second Workshop on Computing within Limits, June 9-10, 2016, Irvine, CA, USA. (Conference | paper|video).
Bachelor’s Final Project “The Architecture of and the Development of DeviceHub, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, May 2016. (PDF)
Paper publication (March 2016). Publication at newsletter, “Informatil Für Umweltschutz, Nachaltige Ebtwicklung und risikomanagement”, Fachausschuss UmweltInformatik, March 2016, 1000 reads ( pdf)


Paper “Breaking Barriers on Reuse of Digital Devices Ensuring Final Recycling”. EnviroInfo Conference 2015. Copenhagen, September 9-11 2015. This work received the “Best Paper Award”. (PDF).
Poster “ an ecosystem for traceable reuse of digital devices in a circular economy”. ICT4D & EnviroInfo Conference 2015. Copenhagen, September 9-11 2015. (JPG).


NGI Trublo (UPC): Distributed trust and reputation in the circular economy. (7/2021-3/2022)
NGI Atlantic blockchain testbed (UPC): Decentralized data ecosystem for the Open Blockchain for Asset Disposition Alliance. (2-8/2021)

NGI Policy-in-Practice ( and some details in a blog post (10/2020-6/2021).

DLT4EU (6/2020-1/2021), an interview of the Sant Boi case, final summary report. Awards: top 3 solutions, Circular Cities award of the Hans Sauer Foundation.

Ledger (joint UPC, , (2019)

Abacus (2018)

TagItSmart, our deliverables and our final report as a summary. (2017)

Chest. (2014-15)

Final report deliverable. – Circular economy for electronics reuse, EU Project – Smart Tags driven service platform for enabling ecosystems of connected objects, January 2019. (pdf).

Case Studies


“Las buenas prácticas del mes EREUSE. BARCELONA”, Buenas prácticas de economía social, economia circular en red, Oficina de economia social, marzo 2019, (PDF).
“How to extend the electronic devices lifespan and reduce E waste at the city level learning from the Barcelona experience”, Zero Waste Europe, 5 February (Webinar web, Case study , Ereuse slides, City Council Slides, Slides)




“Introducció a les plataformes de reutilització i traçabilitat de l’electrònica”,, October, 2019. (pdf).



“Barriers to reuse electronics coming from the public sector”,, February, 2019. (pdf).