The LIFE PLASMIX project addresses the mechanical recycling of the most complex plastics

Due to their versatility and the manner in which they inherently lend themselves to innovation, plastics have a crucial role to play in the development of a sustainable economy and efficient use of resources....

2019, another great year for selective glass collection in Spain

We closed 2019 with more good news. An all-time record of 896,450 tonnes of glass jars and bottles was collected in the green containers. With each passing year, we are coming ever closer to...

How to foster the circular economy through citizen participation: pilot project in district of...

The 15M movement brought about a change in the way of doing politics. The philosophy that decisions come unilaterally from government bodies has started to be questioned and it is now felt that account...

The recovery in Spain will be circular

The Spanish Cabinet ratified the Spanish Circular Economy Strategy (EEEC) on June 5. The initiative dates all the way back to September 2017, when the then Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environmental Affairs,...

The alliance for packaging recyclability: A need that has become a reality

Quantitative environmental indicators Apart from the most common environmental impact categories in lifecycle assessment, such as climate change (measured in terms of carbon footprint), water consumption (measured by water footprint), and others such as...

Reconstruct or create a new more competitive and more sustainable economy

The ambitious environmental legislation passed by the Government in recent weeks includes the long-awaited Spanish Circular Economy Strategy (EEEC) and the Bill on Waste and Contaminated Land. This provides a good platform on which...

Balers, compactors & ballistic separators

In line with its objective to become a benchmark publication in the waste management and recovery market, FuturENVIRO presents a series of specials that are now regarded as invaluable reference and consultation guides for...

Pneumatic actuators designed to withstand acidic and corrosive atmospheres

Valve automation and the use of valves in the chemical and petrochemical industry requires special care in the selection of the materials used in the manufacture of all parts, as well as definition of...

PVC-O pips in the framework of the circular economy

The circular economy is an economy in which the use of available material and energy resources is optimised so that these resources stay within the productive cycle for as long as possible. The circular...

New EU regulations on minimum water reuse requirements: a step towards the circular economy...

Efficient water reuse contributes to the sustainability and protection of water resources. It constitutes an alternative source of water with a lower environmental impact than water transfers or desalination. Water reuse is an eminently...