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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.

Reducing packaging through procurement criteria

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Spain

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

Refurbishing a kindergarten building with minimal environmental impact in Koprivnica

Green Public Procurement in practice

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Germany

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In 2018, the Croatian city of Koprivnica needed to replace a prefabricated kindergarten. Instead of demolishing the building entirely, Koprivnica opted for Green Public Procurement (GPP) and aimed to maintain as much of the physical structure as possible, while refurbishing and improving it.

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