PREMET25: Área Metropolitana de Barcelona´s major waste initiative

Integrated waste management is one of the greatest challenges facing the metropolis of Barcelona. This includes prevention and taking the steps necessary to move from a linear to a circular economy in which the...

Circular economy wins is Valencia

Evolving towards a circular economy is a very important challenge for any society due to what it involves: more efficient use of resources and reducing the exploitation of raw materials in order to guarantee...

How VISCA tool is supporting winemakers take on climate change

  VISCA project aims to meet the need of adapting the vineyards to climate change by providing a software application integrating climate, agricultural and end-users’ specifications in order to design medium- and long-term adaptation strategies...

Air foil bearings

    MAGNETIC BEARINGS VS AIR FOIL BEARINGS Bearings based on simple physics As an effective bearing without any mechanical friction at all, AERZEN uses compressed air in the two radial drive shaft bearings and the...

LIFE LANDFILL BIOFUEL project: Production of a renewable fuel, biomethane, from municipal solid waste

The planet is now facing major challenges associated with our current way of life, including demographic growth, waste management and the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions. In light of these and other problems, the...

We were inspired by microorganisms to improve waste treatment

The microbiota is the set of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, etc.) that live in a particular environment. Our digestive system benefits from its presence, as these microorganisms produce energy and vitamins and help absorb calcium...

Electronic waste: A growing, valuable but underutilised resource

According to the United Nations, 53.6 million tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) was generated worldwide in 2019. This is the equivalent of 7.3 kg per capita, 21% higher than in 2014,...

Renewable gases in Spain 2020

Influenced by this technological reality in Europe and the foreseeable influx of funds associated with “green reconstruction”, several renewable gas projects are being undertaken in Spain. Practically all agro-industrial biogas plants, landfills, large WWTPs...

Ecocentral Granada at the forefront of recycling in Europe

  LIFE4FILM and LIFE PLASMIX In this report, we will describe the different stages and processes of two European LIFE projects based in Granada in which FCC is participating as project coordinator. The initial classification stages...

Canal de Isabel II: 169 years of progress

Canal de Isabel II was born almost 170 years ago for the purpose of addressing the technical and social challenge of making the growth of Madrid feasible, thereby preserving its status as capital of...