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waste stream

Turning urban waste streams into added-value products for cities

Mabel Mora, Head of Environmental Technologies & Circular Bioeconomy research unit (BETA Technological Center, UVic-UCC), explains the potential to create new business opportunities through the valorisation of municipal solid waste and sewage sludge, as a potential waste stream to recover high-value products such as bio-based fertilisers.
the european green deal

How cities can complement the European Green Deal

Sebastian Marx, Project Coordinator, Eurocities, says that increased commitment to environmental protection in cities will help the EU achieve its green ambitions.
Chemical industry

Chemical industry: Towards the bioeconomy

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, argues that the chemical industry is one of the linchpins in Europe’s transition to a bioeconomy
green post covid era

The Green Post COVID Era: Sustainable IT for the future

Walter Heck, CTO at HeleCloud, looks ahead to the Green Post COVID Era and argues that sustainable IT paves the way for a green future.
Tackling plastic pollution

Tackling plastic pollution for a greener future

Gert-Jan Gruter, Chief Technology Officer, Avantium, discusses how the chemical industry can become more sustainable, reduce plastic pollution and achieve net-zero.
aquaculture sector, bioeconomy

The aquaculture sector towards the bioeconomy

Sergio Ponsá Salas, Director, BETA Technological Center (UVic-UCC), describes boosting the transition of the aquaculture sector towards the bioeconomy, with discussion ranging from aquaculture industry by-products to bio-based fertilizers.
future-fit world, UN

Food & nutrition: Imagining a future-fit world

Jyotsna Puri (Jo) PhD, Director of the Environment, Climate Gender, Youth, Nutrition and Social Inclusion Division at UN International Fund for Agricultural Development, imagines a future-fit world when it comes to food and nutrition.
policy goals

To scale the circular economy, we must unite and work towards common policy goals

Miranda Schnitger, Government Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, discusses the importance of the Universal circular economy policy goals to deliver the circular economy, particularly as we enter the year of COP26.
loss of biodiversity, climate change

How can Finland confront the climate crisis and preserve its biodiversity?

Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change in Finland illustrates why a circular economy will provide the means to tackle the climate crisis and loss of biodiversity.
Biotechnological circular solutions

Biotechnological circular solutions

The BIORECOVER project is developing biotechnological circular solutions to tackle the supply of some critical raw materials in the EU.
CETIM

CETIM – Research and development for the circular economy

We shift Ideas into Value: Research, development and innovation, oriented to companies and institutions with a focus on circular economy.
nappy and wipe waste

Why the UK Government must do more to tackle the issue of nappy and...

Laura Crawford, Founder of Mama Bamboo, discusses why it is important for the Government to take action against nappy and wipe waste.
going circular

Going circular is now more important than ever

Open Access Government charts the recent policy priorities of Virginijus Sinkevičius, the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, as Europe works towards a circular economy.
zero carbon, circular economy

Shaping the knowledge triangle to build back better and deliver net zero

Raimund Bleischwitz from University College London, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (UCL BSEER), discusses systems thinking for net zero carbon and a circular economy.
Sustainable food production

Sustainable food production is not just about circular production models

Bengt Fellbe, Program Leader, SSEC, Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration, explains how sustainable food production is not just about circular production models, there are more important links in the food system.
climate change policy, green deal

Planning with climate change: Combining climate mitigation and adaptation decisions

AXIS Research Programme Coordinator Rolf von Kuhlmann explains why connecting scientific disciplines with society is crucial for climate change policy.
gender equality plan, gender equality

Horizon Europe applicants must show gender equality plan to get funding

From 2022, Horizon Europe funding applications by public bodies, research organisations and higher education institutions will only be considered if they have a gender equality plan.
usable packaging, fossil fuel

Usable Packaging project: Launching a revolution in bioplastics

Funded by the BBI JU programme within the EU’s Horizon 2020 initiative, the Usable Packaging project seeks to dramatically reduce the use of environmentally harmful fossil fuel-based packaging by developing high-performance bio-alternatives.
Date palm

The heart of a bio-circular economy: Date palm

Dr Zaid, Secretary-General of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm & Agricultural Innovation and Dr Sandra Piesik, Founder of 3 Ideas B.V., tells us how date palm is the secret ingredient for a bio-circular economy.
mushroom industry

The circular economy in the mushroom industry

Here, we learn about the circular economy when it comes to the mushroom industry, including the research of the Mushroom Research Technological Center of La Rioja (CTICH).

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