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What plastic can learn from steel in a circular economy - The Guardian

What plastic can learn from steel in a circular economy - The Guardian | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Mike Biddle: Virgin metal companies said steel recycling would never get far. It did. So can plastic follow in its footsteps?
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Circular economy could create half a million UK jobs

Circular economy could create half a million UK jobs | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
New report from Wrap and Green Alliance suggests continued uptake of the circular economy could create more than 200,000 jobs, says Liz Goodwin

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EU Unveils New Recycling Targets, Landfill Ban - Voice of America

EU Unveils New Recycling Targets, Landfill Ban - Voice of America | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
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EU Unveils New Recycling Targets, Landfill Ban
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Circulez, y a rien à jeter

Circulez, y a rien à jeter | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Extraire, transformer, jeter… Le vieux modèle linéaire a fait son temps. A l’avenir, producteurs et consommateurs devront préserver les ressources. C’est le concept à la mode. On ne compte plus les colloques consacrés à l’économie circulaire.

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Focus on reducing urban water leakage - Cordis News

Focus on reducing urban water leakage - Cordis News | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Cordis News Focus on reducing urban water leakage Cordis News The EU-funded project LEAKCURE ('Intervention for curing pipeline leakage in urban water mains') is proposing an innovative solution for the automatic detection, sealing and curing of...
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Waste Paper Converted into Green Building Insulation - Sourceable

Waste Paper Converted into Green Building Insulation - Sourceable | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Sourceable Waste Paper Converted into Green Building Insulation Sourceable The InsulaTFH project received 700,000 euros in funding from the EU as part of the Eco-Innovation Programme, with participants in the project including partners from...
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Second life for waste paper in the construction industry - Cordis News

Second life for waste paper in the construction industry - Cordis News | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
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Second life for waste paper in the construction industry
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The InsulaTFH project received about EUR 700 000 in EU funding under the Eco-Innovation Programme and included partners from Ireland, Germany and Belgium.
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Solving the bottleneck in biogas production - Phys.Org

Solving the bottleneck in biogas production - Phys.Org | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Solving the bottleneck in biogas production
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WAVALUE received over EUR 900 000 in EU funding under the Eco-Innovation Programme and will run through 2014. Explore further: Biogas from animal waste in need of maturity.
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Plastic Bag Reprocessing Plant Turns Waste into Useful Products - Environmental Leader

Plastic Bag Reprocessing Plant Turns Waste into Useful Products - Environmental Leader | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Business Green Plastic Bag Reprocessing Plant Turns Waste into Useful Products Environmental Leader PlasRecycle has built the UK's first facility for reprocessing post-consumer polythene bags and packaging films to produce a plastic granulate that...
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Major step forward for environmentally friendly leather tanning - Cordis News

Major step forward for environmentally friendly leather tanning - Cordis News | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Cordis News Major step forward for environmentally friendly leather tanning Cordis News The EU-funded project TILEATHER ('Ecofriendly Leather Tanned with Titanium') was aimed at developing a new chrome-free leather tanning method that would reduce...
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Eco innovators tap into £1m - The Business Desk (registration)

Eco innovators tap into £1m - The Business Desk (registration) | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
The Business Desk (registration) Eco innovators tap into £1m The Business Desk (registration) THE Centre for Global Eco-Innovation (CGE) says it has helped small and medium-sized businesses in the region tap into nearly £1m to develop innovative...
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EU group says a ‘product passport’ would open doors to eco-innovation

EU group says a ‘product passport’ would open doors to eco-innovation | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it

"... an EU advisory panel is recommending that goods manufactured and sold in Europe have a ‘product passport’, or a declaration of what materials are used and their potential for reuse at the end of the product’s life."


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: Un label européen pour la vinification durable - Campagnesetenvironnement.fr

: Un label européen pour la vinification durable - Campagnesetenvironnement.fr | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
RT @EU_ecoinno: Projet @Ecoprowine: Un label européen pour la #vinification durable http://t.co/IzprRhqoOj #ecoinnovation

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[Opinion] Europe's Kodak moment and the circular economy - EUobserver

[Opinion] Europe's Kodak moment and the circular economy - EUobserver | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
If I were a business leader, I would be on high alert to ensure my company not become the cassette tape, correction fluid, or photographic film manufacturer of our time.
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Infographic: How the circular economy could create 200,000 jobs

Infographic: How the circular economy could create 200,000 jobs | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
The circular economy, it seems, can not only preserve resources and reduce emissions, it can also provide a massive boost to the UK economy in the process. Here's how... - edie+ centre

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European Commission aims to drastically reduce plastic bag use | News | DW.DE | 04.11.2013

European Commission aims to drastically reduce plastic bag use | News | DW.DE | 04.11.2013 | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
The European Commission has unveiled a proposal aimed at drastically reducing the use of plastic bags. Some EU states have already made great strides in this direction.
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Researchers tap into organic plastic's potential - Deutsche Welle

Researchers tap into organic plastic's potential - Deutsche Welle | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Researchers tap into organic plastic's potential
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Researchers tap into organic plastic's potential. Just 1 percent of plastic is currently made of a substance other than oil. Organic plastics, however, are on the rise.
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Eco-construction : Appel à projets pour des bâtiments « responsables » à l’horizon 2020

Conseil en communication spécialisé éco-technologies et développement durable (Eco-construction : Appel à projets pour des bâtiments « responsables » à l’horizon 2020: {AC}Le nouvel appel à...

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European Commissioner for Environment – Plastic: let’s keep the Fantastic and get rid of the Drastic

European Commissioner for Environment – Plastic: let’s keep the Fantastic and get rid of the Drastic | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it

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New life for old TV screens - Phys.Org

New life for old TV screens - Phys.Org | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
New life for old TV screens Phys.Org The innovative GLASS PLUS process combines state-of-the-art technologies and know-how and encompasses all industrial phases, from CRT recuperation and recycling to tile production and, ultimately, marketing of...
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Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics - Phys.Org

Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics - Phys.Org | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics
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... furniture or clothing industries, could also benefit. ECOTPU received about EUR 490 000 in EU funding under the Eco-Innovation Programme.
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Irish cleantech start-ups attract the attention of international investors - Irish Times

Irish cleantech start-ups attract the attention of international investors - Irish Times | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
Irish cleantech start-ups attract the attention of international investors
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Cleantech covers everything from sustainable development and eco-innovation to resource efficiency.
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Innovation comes from Europe's citizens – Dr Anne Stenros | Horizon Magazine - European Commission

Innovation comes from Europe's citizens – Dr Anne Stenros | Horizon Magazine - European Commission | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it

"There is this momentum when you can create something digitally and print it somewhere locally. Even children with free software can create their own toys and print them, this is small-scale innovation for sure and we are only at the threshold of this transformation. However, this is going to be the next industrial revolution in our world."


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World's most 'eco-friendly' cargo ship to use its own hull to sail

World's most 'eco-friendly' cargo ship to use its own hull to sail | Eco-innovation in the EU | Scoop.it
The sleek Wind Ship has a hull which harnesses the wind to cut energy consumption, and could be a future design for large cargo haulers.
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EU grants for eco-innovation - euronews

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euronewsEU grants for eco-innovationeuronewsBamboo as a water treatment system was a creative idea for treating polluted water which was dreamed up by a small French company specialising in ecological water treatment plants.


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