waste

Article

Recycling Innovations for Building Construction

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

Article

Reduce Construction & Demolition Waste in Project Planning

Minimizing waste is a worthwhile initiative in any industry. Using fewer materials saves money, improves productivity, and (...)

Article

What do green and digital have in common? – Waste heat!

These two words have been coupled a lot to talk about the transition to sustainable societies with the EU Green Deal or in (...)

Article

[Webinar] Celsius Talk: Waste Heat from Hospitals

This month’s Celsius Talk will be hosted in collaboration with the ReUseHeat project. It will highlight the first results (...)

Article

[Webinar] Celsius Talk: Energy System Flexibility

Responding to the ever-increasing energy demand while reducing carbon emissions and their climate impact will require energy (...)

Infrastructure

Bin-e

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

Infrastructure

Organic Waste Management and Composting Center

It has been observed in recent years that the rate of waste generation per capita has significantly increased in the suburbs (...)

Article

Plastic, construction and bio-waste - too valuable to waste

Cities around Europe are piloting and implementing solutions to become more circular. Plastic, construction and bio-waste (...)

Article

Heating homes in Amsterdam with a "waste-to-energy" source grid

In Amsterdam, Waternet, the water company for the city, housing corporation De Key, and energy infra-specialist Firan have (...)

Article

As cities grow, the Internet of Things can help us get on top of the waste crisis

Total global waste is expected to double from nearly 2 billion tonnes in 2016 to an estimated 4 billion tonnes by 2050 as (...)

Article

OVERVIEW | An introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a methodology that has been developed to evaluate the environmental impact of buildings, (...)

Article

Waste materials to be tested as viable options for insulating buildings

The University of Bath is testing a number of waste materials to assess their thermal performance as potential materials (...)

Article

SB&WRC research findings presented at futurebuild in London on March 5th-7th

The Sustainable Bio & Waste Resources for Construction (SB&WRC) project is part of the Programme Interreg VA France (Channel (...)

Article

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 (...)

Article

Plastic waste in Cardiff has been transformed into benches

Plastic waste from the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cardiff has been collected, recycled and transformed into benches. The (...)