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Remondis Aqua: extracting phosphoric acids from sewerage sludge

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Germany

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Remondis Acqua Group is a company specialising in systems for the production of high-quality water. They have developed new methods to protect raw materials and treat wastewater, with a new model of municipal sewerage treatment plant.

Neocomp: recycling glass-fibre-reinforced plastics

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Germany

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Neocomp has developed a method for recycling glass fibre polymers used in the rotor blades of wind turbines. The polymers are shredded, then used as an additive in cement.

Lassila&Tikanoja: collecting and processing waste oils

L&T

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Finland

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L&T organises the collection of waste oils, oil-contaminated water and a range of emulsions from industry. The collected materials are analysed and processed at L&T’s recycling plant.

Fruta Feia or Ugly Fruit finds beauty in misshaped fruit

Fruta Feia

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Portugal

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The cooperative Fruta Feia (“ugly fruit”, in Portuguese) has been preventing the waste of so-called “ugly” fruit in Portugal, that are not usually sold in markets.

Better World Fashion is circular fashion: 98% reuse - 100% unique

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Better World Fashion produces new quality products from waste materials. Their primary material, leather, is from discarded post-consumer products collected by NGOs.

Replacing single-use water containers with glass in the Basque Country

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Germany

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Mutualia, a social services and medical care provider in the Basque Country, Spain, has installed water fountains connected to the public water network to use tap water instead of buying bottled water.

Green public procurement: successful example of increasing brick recovery in demolition services

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Germany

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In 2018, Hjørring Municipality decided to embark on a pilot project to increase the recovery and recycling of bricks when procuring demolition services for two buildings at the end of their functional life. Once cleared, the sites were destinated to be a part of a new climate adaptation project including a new rainwater collection basin and a recreational area.

Reducing packaging through procurement criteria

Cursa de la Mercè

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Spain

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See how circular procurement can help reduce waste in the Catalan La Mercè Race.

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