European researchers have developed a new recycling process that enables high-quality polypropylene to be recovered from carpet waste for the first time.
Researchers from various institutes have studied for the first time how much micro- and macroplastic ends up in agricultural soils - and from which sources the plastic originates.
The process avoids the traditionally water-intense approach and instead uses air to save specialty paper from being thrown out.
Save Plastics are building a recycling plant for mixed plastics. In Almere, they will turn plastic waste into building blocks for houses.
An electric vehicle charging station at a Spanish service station is one of the first in Europe to use energy stored in 'second-hand' batteries.
Over the coming years, lots of older wind turbines need to be replaced, which generates a large amount of waste that cannot yet be commercially recycled on a massive scale.
Plastic made from lipoic acid can be recycled into high-quality material, 87 percent can also be reused in the process. Which heralds a new environmentally friendly alternative to standard plastic.
Niaga makes fully recyclable carpets. Each carpet comes with a code that you can scan when the carpet has been worn out, it is then collected by the manufacturer for recycling.
Adidas and H&M are taking part in a trial to create a circular recycling model for the clothing industry.
For the first time ever, a new method enables the recycling of clothing containing polyamide as part of a circular system. The recycled polyamide can then be spun into new textile fibers.
The Eindhoven CORE student team from the Netherlands has proven with its oven that it is possible to recycle electronic devices in their entirety.
The Finnish energy group wants to create a recycling cluster for batteries used in electric cars in Harjavalta.
Scientists of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, together with project partners in Vietnam and Germany, have found new ways to recycle by-products from agricultural production.
Scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) have researched ways to use food waste efficiently and sustainably with the help of insects.
The German company imat-uve is working on an industrial solution for the recycling of old clothes made of composite fibers, which up to now have mostly been disposed of rather than recycled.
In view of the sustainablealternative offered by Purified Metal Company's recycling plant for contaminated steel, the Dutch government will introduce a landfill ban as of January 1, 2021.
The Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen has all the in-house resources, technology and knowledge to become the most important hub for circular raw materials in Europe, according to CEO Bert Kip.
Wastefront's 'new' raw materials can be reutilized in processes such as alternative fuel or ground rubber manufacturing
Researchers from the Dutch universities in Utrecht and Nijmegen have been successful: the trick is to keep the magnetic fluid containing waste stabilized when the magnetic field is more powerful.
An old pair of jeans or an old T-shirt can now be recycled several times and thereby contribute to more sustainability in fashion.