Join the 'Plastic, construction and bio-waste - too valuable to waste' session at Mannheim2020

2 September 2020

Cities around Europe are piloting and implementing solutions to become more circular. Plastic, construction and bio-waste are three of the waste streams cities are seeking to reduce or reuse due to their environmental impact and socio-economic value. Which levers do cities have to effectively close these materials loops?

This will be the focus of the session Plastic, construction and bio-waste - too valuable to waste at the 9th Europea...

PlastiCircle improves the quality of recycled plastic

17 July 2020

Cities that have used the PlastiCircle approach to manage plastic waste have not only recycled more, but also better. In the Spanish city of Valencia, the first one to implement the pilot in 2019, the recycled plastic sorted by neighbours in the pilot phase was of superior quality than regular material.

In the first half of the project, PlastiCircle achieved its main objective of increasing efficiency and recovery in the sorting stage ...

14 July: Repair3D Summer School Webinar

10 July 2020

On 14 July 2020 Lavrion Technology and Cultural Park (LTCP) will organise the Repair 3D Summer School Webinar, in the framework of the Repair3D project, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme. The webinar will take place online via Zoom, from 11-14h.

The Webinar includes a number of lectures from academic and industrial experts, related to plastic circularity, recycling and manufacturing of plastics composites using 3D Printing Technolog...

"You select, because you care" - Valentin Voinica on Alba Iulia's PlastiCircle pilot activities

30 June 2020

Following pilots in Valencia and Utrecht, PlastiCircle has now set foot in Alba Iulia where it will roll out its third and final pilot in the Arnsberg - Goldis district. The pilot originally was supposed to begin in April, but had to be delayed because of COVID-19. Valentin Voinica, coordinator of PlastiCircle's activities in the city, tells us how the pandemic affected the pilot, what its main focus will be and how Alba Iulia wants to engage ...