Blogs

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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

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

Glazen bol
03:44

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…

bronnen en hergebruik reststromen
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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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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

Barbados
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Biomethane and biogas to solve Barbados waste problem

Bright Biomethane from Enschede, The Netherlands will collaborate with Biogen Biotechnologies on Barbados for the production…

Editorial office / Enschede

Plastics/rubber
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Mutant enzyme ‘eats’ plastic bottles

Scientists have accidentally created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles. The breakthrough could…

Editorial office / Portsmouth

Glazen bol
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Sustainable biomass: The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

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

Editorial office / Maastricht

Ample opportunities and challenges
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Ample opportunities and challenges

Slowly but surely, natural fibres are finding their way into widely varying markets such as construction,…

Editorial office / Raamsdonksveer

bronnen en hergebruik reststromen
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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…

Editorial office / Netherlands


Events

Zero Waste Biorefineries

Hof van Wageningen, Wageningen

All waste is a resource

Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam