circular economy

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Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one demo in Taiwan, an energy efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction, including an innovative mobile robotic sorting system.   Now the project is at its end and would like to share the outcomes during the four consecutive webinars.
Post date: 10 Feb 2020
Type: News

Contribute to SP2020: Download the Call for Proposals Submission deadline: 30 April 2020   Conference Scope  
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Type: News

Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.   The 8th ICSD 2020 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Type: News

The European project HOUSEFUL has released a video to invite key stakeholders in the housing sector to join a series of co-creation workshops. The workshops aim to socially validate the circular solutions developed by HOUSEFUL and make buildings more sustainable  
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
Type: News

Only a drastic reduction in global energy demand will allow an affordable manageable transition to a global energy system based on renewables and ambitious energy efficiency measures are key to meet sustainability goals. Global growth in energy use is largely outpacing decarbonisation and in 2018, primary energy intensity – an important indicator of how much energy is used by the global economy – improved by just 1.2%, the slowest rate since 2010.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

The Conference is the Central Annual gathering of specialists and experts for the Green economy, Sustainability in building design and construction, Green energy and Transport together with the Sustainable Development in general.  
Post date: 29 Oct 2019
Type: Event

Once again the European Commission will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy from 5 to 8 November 2019. It will bring together all sectors of the circular economy, from material and energy recovery to sustainable development.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2019
Type: Event

New Circular Economy Business Model for More Sustainable Urban Construction The EU-28 total waste generation in 2014 was 2598M tones, the highest since 2004, 33.5% of which was from the construction sector, being also one of the larger consumers of inorganic raw materials. Construction activities are mainly localized in urban areas where by 2050 about 86% of the developed world is expected to live.  
Post date: 14 Oct 2019
Type: Link

E4 consortium is delighted to introduce the fourth edition of the project newsletter. In this edition of the newsletter, you can find information about the developed RE4 elements, a detailed description of the manufacturing process of the RE4 timber façade panel and the production of the RE4 extruded tiles.   You can also learn about upcoming and recent events of RE4 project.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: News

Welcome to the Embodied Carbon and Circular Economy – act on it! online meeting. This Online Expert Meeting is part of One Click LCA’s Road Tour during the World Green Building Week.   This webinar is free and open to all interested parties. Organizers reserve right to reserve a preferential block of seats to One Click LCA users.    What you can expect from the 1.5 hours online meeting:
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
Type: Event