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SCALITE®: creating interior design applications from fish scales

Fish scales

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France

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SCALITE® is a material produced by SCALE and is made completely from fish scales, a by-product of the fishing industry. The material is manufactured in stone-like blocks which are suited to many applications in interior design and decoration for the hospitality and retail sectors, offices and homes.

RiceRes research project: reusing waste from rice production

Rice grains

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Italy

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The RiceRes research project, launched in 2016 by the CNR (National Research Council) and the Universities of Milan and Pavia and financed by the Cariplo Foundation, aimed to make the most of waste materials from processing Italian rice.

GHform: Leasing as a way of extending the life of outdoor furniture

lamp posts

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Denmark

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The Danish company GHform produces outdoor furniture and inventory, such as benches, waste bins and street lights. The company is now also offering municipalities the chance to lease its cast iron lamp posts.

FORCE project: Cities Cooperating For Circular Economy

sorted rubbish

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Denmark, Germany, Italy, Portugal

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The FORCE project is an EU-funded project seeking to promote the shift towards the circular economy. Running from September 2016 to January 2021, the project identified four main focus areas: plastic waste, wood waste, used electronic and electrical equipment, and food and biowaste.

Grown uses mycelium and agricultural waste to create fully biodegradable and toxic-free alternative to EPS and EPP

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Netherlands

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Grown is a biotechnology company that has developed an innovative use for mycelium - the network of mushroom roots - as binding agent for agricultural waste to create fully biodegradable and toxic-free packaging or insulation material.

RCERO Ljubljana: efficient waste management

Recycling logo

The Ljubljana Regional Centre for Waste Management (RCERO Ljubljana) is a national centre for environmentally-friendly waste management in Slovenia.

SeRaMCo: recycling CDW into concrete precast products

SeRaMCo

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Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands

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The Interreg North-West Europe project SeRaMCo (Secondary Raw Material for Concrete Precast Products) focused on researching and promoting the use of secondary raw materials from construction and demolition waste (CDW).

MIWA: a closed-circuit packaging loop

Circular arrows

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Czech Republic, EU

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MIWA designs and produces genuinely circular packaging for the whole supply chain. It supplies brand owners/producers with smart capsules and retailers with smart dispensers using the service as a product model.

Coolrec: recovering cast iron from washing machines

Cast iron

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Netherlands

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Coolrec, an electronics goods recycling company, extracts cast iron counterweights from old Miele washing machines to be returned to the factory for recycling.

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