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Recycling Innovations for Building Construction

The construction industry has a long-standing reputation as a key polluter. Conventional demolition practices significantly (...)

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Bin-e

Bin-e is an AI-based smart waste bin, designed for office spaces and smart buildings, enabling them to achieve efficiency (...)

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VEEP replication online workshop

The VEEP replication workshop is a follow-up event to the VEEP webinar on the 9th of March. Use the gained knowledge from (...)

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Q&A: ‘We need to reduce the ‘embodied energy’ of buildings

Only about 1% of demolished buildings are reused. To green the construction industry, buildings need to be made recyclable (...)

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|CALL FOR PAPERS| Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy SUM 2020

Paper submission - The postponement of the Symposium allows us to welcome paper proposals until 31st May 2020.   Papers mus (...)

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RE4 project: WEBINAR 3 - How to build a fully recycled house

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of constructi (...)

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Unbuilding cities as high-rises reach their use-by date

We are entering a new world where skyscrapers and other huge buildings are becoming redundant and need significant overhaul (...)

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The circular economy: building an economy on the template of nature

  The earth is a closed system. Apart from the energy we receive from sunlight, everything produced and consumed on earth (...)

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Close the circularity gap to avert catastrophic climate change, Davos told today

A new report by Circle Economy, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, says governments barely consider circular economy measures (...)

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The UK’s largest recycling plant opens in Scotland

A new recycling factory has opened near Edinburgh which is set to become the largest in the UK. Waste specialists Brewster (...)

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Your waste may not be recycled after all, says report

A new study by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the UK’s Environment Agency largely ignores the bigger picture (...)

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Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia

A new waste-to-energy plant is set to start operations in Ethiopia aiming to revolutionise waste management practices in (...)

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University of Brighton Briefing Note for Work Package 3: Rational for choosing stuffed bedding products by Dr. Ryan Woodard

Overview In order to identify the target textile for the development of insulation, a two-stage scoping exercise was conducte (...)

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Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions

Mineral Carbonation International, an Australian company which develops carbon utilisation technologies is launching a pilot (...)