Pollution

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment, disturbing natural cycles and patterns in the ecosystem.

Innovation: Sustainable Production of Functional and Safe Feed from Food Waste

Last update: 28.06.2014
Ready to use
The transformation of fruit, vegetables, roots and dairy derivatives into animal feed and feed additives through cost-effective tools is the conceptual approach of the NOSHAN project. Food wastes are characterized for their nutritional potential, but also suitable technologies to stabilize them and convert them into suitable raw materials for bulk [...]

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Innovation: Coordination Of European Transnational Research In Organic Food And Farming Systems

Last update: 02.10.2013
Ready to use
Three calls were published and projects selected and initiated. Fourteen projects initiated, hereoff one project funded by a real common pot. The call after COII has been prepared in terms of discussing thematic research areas and selection of the areas of highest priority for the partners. The challenge to secure [...]

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Innovation: FENIX TOOL: a comprehensive on-line tool for evaluating packaging waste management options in Spain and Portugal

Last update: 06.09.2013
Ready to use
It is an ad-hoc software tool for evaluating alternative scenarios for the management of post-consumer packaging waste, enabling the selection of more sustainable waste management practices, in accordance with the current European policy principles. The tool is intended to be used directly by the local municipalities and waste management entities [...]

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Innovation: Integrated Green Life-Cycle Management Of Waste Oils And Petroleum Residues

Last update: 27.08.2013
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ELINA addresses the integrated ‘green’ life-cycle management of WO&PR, a waste stream of sludge and/or liquid state substances consisting totally and/or partially of mineral oil, synthesized hydrocarbons (synthetic oils), oily residues from tanks, oil-water mixtures, emulsions and water solvent compounds. WO&PR are the largest petroleum derived waste stream and are [...]

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Innovation: Using Isco With Perozone For The Remediation Of A Cocktail Of Organic Contaminants At An Ex-Rated Industrial Site In Operation

Last update: 14.08.2013
Demo
A remedial action plan (RAP) with the final remediation concept has been drawn up and submitted to the authorities in June 2011. The RAP has been approved by the authorities in October 2011. An extensive health and safety plan has been written prior to the start of the remediation works. [...]

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Innovation: Erection Of A Demonstrative De-Oiling Plant For Recycling Oily Steelmaking Sludge And Mill Scales

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
At this stage of the project, only pilot tests have been done. PLD efficiency has been proven in lab scale and research of industrial hosting site resp. involvement of an additional partner for implantation and operation of the first pilot plant is on-going. Expected results: The PLD process will achieve [...]

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Innovation: Strategies To Improve And Protect Soil Quality From The Disposal Of Olive Mills Wastes (OMW) In The Mediterranean Region

Last update: 25.07.2013
Ready to use
The project resulted in ready-to-be-used outcomes. In specific: Risk assessments and monitoring tools 1. Soil and Water Risk Assessment Studies for areas that accept OMW disposal 2. A set of soil quality indicators to detect and assess contamination by olive oil mills’ wastesDevelopment of a methodology to monitor soil quality [...]

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Innovation: Urea-Based Nitrogenous Fertilizers Coated With Zeolite : Reducing Drastically Pullution Due To Nitrogen

Last update: 24.07.2013
Pre-Demo
Expected results 1. A fully operational pilot plant with a production capacity of 1 000 tonnes/ year; 2. Zeolite coated fertilizer tested on agricultural lots and on a golf course over a total 2 500 ha, with 800 ha in control group; 3. 30-40% reduction of use of urea on [...]

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Innovation: Clean Air

Last update: 19.07.2013
Pre-Demo
The project will contribute to the revision of the Air Quality Directive in the following ways: 1. It will provide contributions to the revision process from relevant NGOs from at least seven European countries; 2. It will hold international international NGO-workshops, the results of which will be incorporated into the [...]

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