RE4 consortium is delighted to introduce the third edition of the project newsletter. In this edition, we will share with you what types of prefabricated building materials we are able to produce from construction & demolition waste (CDW), progress made in the development of the sorting system, and of course a list of planned and past events.
What is the RE4 project?
Post date: 6 Nov 2018
The building sector is shifting towards sustainability, but the pace must accelerate if Europe is to deliver a circular economy - and realise the emissions, resource efficiency and socio-economic potential of the sector.
This conference will explore the growing support across Europe for Level(s), the European Commission’s new sustainable building reporting framework which aims to provide the insights that will shape future building sector policy.
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
Italy is among the leading countries in Europe in the green and circular economy, in particular in energy efficiency, waste recycling and resource productivity. For this reason, Ecomondo is a reference point in the international panorama, where all the leading companies of the sector can meet and discover the trends, innovations and new technologies and exchange views with sector professionals.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
While focusing in energy efficiency of buildings, Build UP portal acknowledge the relevance of an integrated approach to the overarching goal of reducing environmental footprint of buildings. The rational and efficient use of materials and construction systems and the minimization of waste production from the construction sector are essential target areas with high potential of amelioration of critical indicators.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
The Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (the Ninth Forum) provides once again the opportunity to reflect on the implications of the fast-paced energy transition that has become the new normal. As technological innovation and decarbonisation pathways cannot do without social innovation and change, the Ninth Forum seeks to discuss lingering and new challenges and agree on ambitious and concrete measures to close the gap between action and ambition.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Since the end of 2015, 15 partners from 7 European countries throughout Europe are working together in the BAMB project developing and integrating tools that will enable the shift to a circular built environment as well as testing environmental and economic benefits of circular buildings through six real-life pilot projects.
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Next 20th September 2018 in Brussels, the BAMB team will present their core results and share experiences from pilot projects in order to demonstrate how BAMB tools can help to take significant steps on the path towards a circular future. One Planet Network will introduce the approach of and good circular practices from three global programmes on buildings, procurement and tourism that are committed to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production in both developed and developing countries.
Post date: 23 Jul 2018
Around 461 million ton/year of C&DW are generated in EU28. Recent studies on the characterization of C&DW samples at European level revealed a predominant fraction of concrete (52% average). Over the last years, novel technology has been developed aiming to guarantee high quality recycled concrete aggregates for use in new concrete, thereby closing the concrete loop.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Reshaping housing delivery & improving communities
Enhancing Housing Services 2018, taking place on Wednesday 4th July in Victoria, London, will explore reforms to the UK housing landscape and service delivery.
Bringing together 250+ leaders from Housing Associations, Central and Local Government and the Private Sector; this thought-provoking conference will assist with the implementation of the government’s vision for the future of housing in the UK.
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
Brussels Environment invites you to visit an innovative greenhouse designed according to the principles of circular economy and a sustainable neighbourhood with passive housing units and green energy production, in the Brussels-Capital Region.
Tuesday June the 5th
13:15 Meeting at Place du Luxembourg (in front of the Information Office – former railway station)
13:20 Departure by coach
Post date: 14 May 2018