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Louise Vet

More than two birds with one stone

16 / 11 / 2017

My first TEDXAmsterdam talk, in 2009, was called ‘Towards a circular economy: let’s be positive’. Yes…

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Dirk Carrez

Biobased economy in Europe on the right track!

27 / 03 / 2017

The biobased economy becomes an important industrial sector contributing to the priorities of the current Juncker…


Articles

Waste management
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Chemical recycling: the holy grail of the circular economy?

Chemical recycling turns waste plastics into renewable raw materials. It is no wonder that the interest…

Pierre Gielen

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’
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‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

Circularity starts where plastic ends: the bins or the Plastic Heroes recycling bag. Collecting and sorting…

Pierre Gielen

Bioplastics on course
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Bioplastics on course

There is growing enthusiasm about bioplastics. Today, demand exceeds supply and there is increasingly more clarity…

Marjolein Roggen

The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’
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The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

The sustainable character of the biobased economy tends not to receive enough attention. Biomass is always…

Lucien Joppen

New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste
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New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste

Researchers from the GREEN-CHEM network at Ghent University have developed a new coating for boats based…

Gelderland: first zero waste province in the Netherlands
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Gelderland: first zero waste province in the Netherlands

Gelderland has set the standards high. It aims to be the first zero waste province in…

Lucien Joppen


News

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Waste landfill in Asia
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“Netherlands world leader in plastic waste export”

In 2021, the Netherlands was the EU's largest exporter of plastic waste, mainly to countries in…

Editorial office

Gras, leaves
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NextChem studies production of biomethane from pyro-gasified wood

Italian renewable chemistry company NextChem is to carry out a design study on behalf of Storengy…

Editorial office / Italy

Future location of chemical recycling plant of Neste en Ravago in North Sea Port, Vlissingen, The Netherlands
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Zeeland rolls out red carpet for recycling companies

The Province of Zeeland in The Netherlands is "rolling out the red carpet" for recycling companies,…

Editorial office / Vlissingen

Itero builds demonstration factory in Geleen
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Itero builds demonstration factory in Geleen

The British company Itero will build an innovative demonstration plant on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in…

Editorial office / Geleen

Omrin closes the cycles in the Northern Netherlands
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Omrin closes the cycles in the Northern Netherlands

Waste is the raw material of the circular economy. And those who have access to raw…

Editorial office / Heerenveen

Rotterdam at dusk
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Shell joins Waste-to-Chemicals consortium Rotterdam

Shell joins the W2C consortium that wants to build a factory in Rotterdam that makes valuable…

Editorial office / Rotterdam


Agenda

Zero Waste Biorefineries

Hof van Wageningen, Wageningen

All waste is a resource

Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam