Raw material

includes projects focusing on eco-innovation in fossil or anorganic raw materials or mining processes

Innovation: Review and Evaluation of WO&PR Management Methods, Techniques and Technologies

Last update: 14.02.2014
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The review of WOPR The desk research procedure was conducted by excessive internet use regarding data mining and subsequent studying of the relevant literature which includes technical books, professional, doctoral and postgraduate studies, scientific publications and formal public documents. The evaluation was expanded to all phases of petroleum waste and [...]

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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
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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: European Business And Biodiversity Campaign

Last update: 05.09.2013
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The Campaign consisted of a wide range of awareness raising and information actions. In total about 200 events and presentations have been realized and more than 500.000 people were reached by approaching the private sector and stakeholders: 1. Biodiversity Advocates from the private sector promoting business and biodiversity via taster [...]

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Innovation: New Biodegradable And Eco-Friendly Almond Shell Based Masterbatches For Traditional Sectors

Last update: 23.08.2013
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Expected results: The project aims to demonstrate reduced impact from plastics on the environment through: 1. New processes for achieving masterbatches using milled almond shell in high concentrations to use within biodegradable polymers; 2. Re-use of natural waste/renewable resource (520 tonnes/yr in Europe); 3. Integration of organic and inorganic pigments; [...]

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Innovation: Recycling Of Waste Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic With Microwave Pyrolysis

Last update: 11.07.2013
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EU directive, 1999/31/EC, prohibits the landfilling of material with more than 10% organic content. Since most GFRPs contain more than 10% organic material they are not allowed to be disposed of in this way. As there are currently no viable methods for recycling GFRPs, despite the legislation, this material is [...]

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Innovation: Recovery Of Dredged Sediments Of The Port Of Ravenna And Silicon Extraction

Last update: 10.07.2013
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Soil washing The term "soil washing" is used to describe various decontamination techniques for contaminated soils and sediments, following which they are separated and classified according to different granulometric classes: gravel, sand and coarse solids. The contaminated sediment is classified by grain size and "washed"; subsequently, fine particles are separated [...]

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Innovation: EU-based Production and Exploitation of Alternative Rubber and Latex Sources; EU-PEARLS

Last update: 05.07.2013
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Dissemination: A project website has been constructed ( http://www.eu-pearls.eu/UK/ ) and updates have been prepared of the scientific state of the art and IP positions, desktop studies Biorefining co-products of guayule and Russian dandelion and Production of natural rubber from new crops in Europe: a socioeconomic evaluation have been issued [...]

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