21/11/2019 09:12

Suckõrs natural reed straws and materials

Suckõrs, an Estonian company, produces drinking straws and other goods using reed as a raw material. Reed is a great alternative to plastic-made items. It is indeed largely available in Estonia and in the Baltic Sea Region as well as all over Europe...

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18/11/2019 09:15

Fischer Lighting's Circular lamps reduce the amount of plastic in the oceans

Traditional light fittings are commonly designed so the whole lamp has to be changed after end-of-life or if you want to change to a more energy-friendly light source. With the sustainable design of the Fischer Family lamps this can be avoided. The d...

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30/10/2019 09:29

3SIXTY-Turning Recycled Plastic Bottles Into Towels

3SIXTY takes end of life, single use plastic bottles and/or ocean waste and mixes these with cotton to produce towels that look, feel and perform just like regular towels for the hotel, retail and cruise line industry. Our products provide our custom...

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23/10/2019 11:17

Nudie Jeans Co: Jeans out of pre-owned jeans

In 2019, the Swedish denim brand Nudie Jeans Co launched a denim capsule collection called Rebirth. The collection, available since October, consists of over 3,500 pairs of jeans, 199 denim jackets and over 800 T-shirts. Collected post-consumer Nudie...

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24/09/2019 10:31

KLS PurePrint – Possibly the most sustainable printing company in the world

After many years of steadily declining sales of printed matter, KLS PurePrint chose to change their business model in a more sustainable direction in 2007. Inspired by the UN Sustainability Goals established in 2015, KLS PurePrint incorporated a circ...

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04/09/2019 09:12

From waste to recyclables with single-stream-recycling

Per year, Zurich energy Utility company (ewz) accrues approximately 1,500 tons of industrial waste, including items such as large 60-year-old electric wires containing copper, energy transformers or even old street lamps. Since 2018, ewz pioneers the...

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18/06/2019 11:14

Recovered and recycled industrial packaging

The project has been developed with the aim of recovering and recycling industrial polyethylene packaging – such as bags and liners – used for the shipping of Versalis’ products on pallets and by truck/containers. It involves the collec...

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25/01/2019 09:22

Driving sustainable innovations: StyLight

In comparison to conventional materials, continuous fiber-reinforced plastics offer not only a high weight reduction potential, but also a variety of functional advantages. Based on a proprietary, patented process technology, INEOS Styrolution develo...

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13/11/2018 09:19

AFRA sustainable management and recycling of end-of-life aircraft and components

The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) is the leading global organisation for developing and promoting the safe and sustainable management of end-of-life aircraft and components. AFRA currently counts with 70 members who benefit from the eff...

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07/08/2018 13:03

Fluid Intelligence

Fluid Intelligence Oy is a Finnish limited liability company led by a team of experienced oil specialists and machine learning experts. The company, a member of Cleantech Finland hub, has been quickly recognised as an established expert in the field ...

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09/07/2018 09:20

OPICON – Reuse of Sand and Manure for Biogas

OPICON is a subdivision of Stjernholm A/S, which delivers environmental engineering solutions for cleaning sandy manure at dairy farms in Denmark as well as the rest of Europe. OPICON has developed a sand washer process system for reusing the sand fo...

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06/04/2018 09:32

Aluminium recycling in the window and curtain walling industry

The A|U|F Association is a non-profit organisation active in Germany whose aim is to promote the closed-loop recycling of Aluminium profiles used in buildings, thus contributing to the saving of primary resources and, consequently, in reducing th...

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16/01/2018 09:14

The world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air

Climeworks along with the project partners KEZO, Gebrüder Meier and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy has commissioned the world’s first commercial plant to capture CO2 from air in Hinwil, Switzerland. The plant filters 900 tons of CO2 from the a...

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05/10/2017 09:42

Stretching the lifecycle: ArcelorMittal’s rental business model for steel shee...

When constructing quay walls, dams, underground car parks, tunnels, bridges and trunk roads, many alternate construction methods exist to retain earth or water, whether temporary or permanent. Steel sheet piles are particularly well suited for most o...

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11/04/2017 15:09

BASF: Biodiesel from cooking oil

Over the last few years, biodiesel (the production of fuel from renewable raw material or waste) has become a real alternative to conventional fuels. Biodiesel is made, among other things, from cooking oils and animal fats. Catalysts are used to help...

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11/04/2017 14:56

Steinzeug Keramo's Fully Recycable Clay Pipes

Steinzeug Keramo is a high-quality producer of vitrified clay sewage pipes. The outstanding constant chemical and physical properties of the material provide it with high strength, density and robustness along with high resistance against wear, tear ...

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