Gravity Wave is a social start-up based in Spain. It focuses on working with small-scale fishermen to collect as much as possible of the plastic waste fouling the Mediterranean, from water bottles to a whole load of discarded fishing nets.
The MixMatters project aims to optimise the value derived from mixed biological waste. It will introduce a groundbreaking, integrated and adaptable solution for efficiently harnessing the potential of mixed bio-waste.
Skanska is a leading construction and development company that has made sustainability a crucial part of its operations. With the assistance of Cyrkl, it has taken on the challenge of deconstructing the Merkuria building, revolutionising the industry, saving materials and helping charities in the process.
Siptex is the world’s first large-scale facility for sorting textiles by colour and fibre composition through near-infrared light to handle large flows and produce textile fractions suited to different recycling processes. As textile waste is a growing concern around the world, innovative solutions are required to tackle this environmental problem.
Blue Plastics technology, called CleanBlueTech, is a pioneering, solvent-based, closed-loop washing technology that removes smell, glue, print-ink and organic residues from any plastic flexible film waste.
CleanBlueTech is a game changer as it uses 70% less energy and 100% less water than existing technologies.
The EcoSynergy System project tested a new economic framework of circular economy, food and nonfood producers, information and awareness of citizens, industry and education, ethical and environmental activities and new technologies.