02/10/2019 09:32

Versalis and Montello - New polyethylene grades made from recycled packaging

This project aims at producing a range of polyethylene products containing post-consumer plastics for a number of technical applications, including: thin packaging film, drip irrigation pipes, industrial bags and other types of packaging. To truly cl...

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03/07/2019 09:17

Recyclable synthetic turf

Once synthetic grass reaches the end of its life-cycle, it is usually incinerated or ends up in a landfill. Versalis, in collaboration with the Radici Group – the yarn producer – and Safitex – the producer of the carpet (Eco Next) &...

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26/06/2019 09:05

Thermal insulation panels from post-consumer polystyrene products

The project aims at using secondary raw material deriving from end-of-life products (mainly from polystyrene made packaging) to produce expandable polystyrene (EPS), suitable to be transformed into expanded polystyrene sheets for buildings’ thermal...

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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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15/04/2019 10:19

PVC Up Cycling - Circular Economy and Zero Waste with the upcycling of waste fro...

The aim of the “PVC UpCycling” project is to look at the passage in the current REDEL company chain, from a linear model to a circular economy model through actions aimed at the Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) of electric cables from a disposal ...

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28/02/2019 09:16

Ecoplasteam's EcoAllene: a new 100% recyclable plastic product

Our activity is the recycling of composite packaging polyethylene – aluminium, commonly known as ”tetrapak”. After paper mills take off the paper layer, Ecoplasteam melts, with an innovative process, the two layers of polyethylene and aluminium...

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05/02/2019 09:25

New life for a waste: pellet from coffee dregs

C.D.A. di Cattelan S.r.l. is a business that has operated since 1976 in the vending sector, managing and installing automatic distributors for the supply of food and drink. Over the years, the business has successfully distinguished itself in project...

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19/12/2018 11:15

Overprint: reuse, reduce and recycle by Rotoprint Sovrastampa srl

Annually, more than 23.750 km of packaging film are rendered obsolete unusable and destined for landfills. Obsolescence is due to consumer demand fluctuation, changes on legislation and human errors in artwork processing. Rotoprint Sovrastampa, based...

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17/12/2018 09:20

The virtuous recycling of End-of-Life Tyres by Ecopneus

Creating a circular economy is key to protect the environment and to make of sustainability a tool for development and for new qualified occupation, thanks to research and innovation. Ecopneus has always known that the real objective is the following...

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10/12/2018 10:35

Nuova Fratelli Boretti textile processes from regenerated waste

Nuova Fratelli Boretti s.r.l. has created an engineering process in order to regenerate waste from pre-consumer textile processes based on wool camel and cashmere, in order to obtain Raw Material for textile industries. The company is a well-rooted c...

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05/11/2018 11:51

Sustainable chrome plating for a broad range of plastics

The majority of chromium plating industries worldwide use a hexavalent chrome based pre-treatment. The major disadvantage linked to this practice is that hexavalent chromium Cr VI is carcinogenic, and electroplating traditionally needs several thick ...

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14/06/2018 11:42

ECOTEC’s fully traceable, certified textile recyclates

At ECOTEC the production cycle is completely traceable, certified and made 100% in Italy, which uses production clippings coming from weaving or knitting companies or PET, to create new yarns. These remnants, which are pre-consumer are transformed in...

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26/04/2018 09:20

RE-EASY a circular furniture system

Arcadia Design envisions a design that changes as its owner does. It produces a modular and circular furniture system based on a design-for-reuse structure with registered patent which grants stability with less material and is easy to be assembled/d...

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18/04/2018 09:23

Jeans to Jeans

In September 2017, HNST (pronounce as “honest”) had a collection campaign where people could drop off their old and unworn denims at more than 80 collecting points in Flanders (Belgium). In two weeks time, more than 6000 old pair of denims were c...

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20/12/2017 11:04

NEWLIFE™ making the world a better place

NEWLIFE™   is a product created with an ambitious project developed by Sinterama and it is completely made from recycled, post-consumption, plastic bottles using a mechanical process. It is certified as 100% made in Italy, fully traceable and the...

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06/12/2017 09:41

Orange Fiber

Orange Fiber is an Italian company that has patented and manufactures sustainable fabrics for fashion from citrus juice by-product. Following a collaboration with Politecnico di Milano University, the company has developed an innovative process that ...

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26/10/2017 12:30

Fluence's Italian cheese factory: ricotta and biogas champion

Latterie & Caseificio Moro S.r.l is a dairy and cheese factory in the northeast of Italy. The factory was established in 1978 for the production of award-winning Italian cheeses. In the mid nineties, the factory was renovated to increase producti...

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