Eco-innovation

When business meets the environment

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Cut and polished tiles don't have to mean wasted water and sludge

Part of the production line for building bullnose tiles - © RUCONBAR project - © Ceramiche GARDENI
Part of the production line for building bullnose tiles - © RUCONBAR project - © Ceramiche GARDENI

Sorting plastic from other plastics to separate biodegradable materials

Feeling for the polymer in a plastic film by using an infrared probe
Feeling for the polymer in a plastic film by using an infrared probe

Graphene to save our rivers, lakes and seas

Putting the GEnIuS product to the test in an oil spill simulation - © Directa Plus S.p.A
Putting the GEnIuS product to the test in an oil spill simulation - © Directa Plus S.p.A

Confectionary – nuts inside, nut shells in the packaging

The project uses hazelnut shells
The project uses hazelnut shells

Recycling rubber to reduce noise

RUCONBAR pilot scheme along Zagreb-Sisak motorway in Croatia - © RUCONBAR project
RUCONBAR pilot scheme along Zagreb-Sisak motorway in Croatia - © RUCONBAR project

Greenhouses clean up their drain water

RUCONBAR pilot scheme along Zagreb-Sisak motorway in Croatia - © RUCONBAR project
RUCONBAR pilot scheme along Zagreb-Sisak motorway in Croatia - © RUCONBAR project

New sustainable material is viable alternative to cellular concrete

Insulation wall made of new material largely composed of fly ash - @ GREEN CAST consortium
Insulation wall made of new material largely composed of fly ash - @ GREEN CAST consortium

Keeping the fishing nets out of the water

Part of the EUfir team in the Lithuanian factory next to nets ready for dismantling - © Nofir - cre
Part of the EUfir team in the Lithuanian factory next to nets ready for dismantling - © Nofir - cre

New use for glass recycled to dust

The pilot of the modular machine currently being built in the UK. - © C2M UK Ltd
The pilot of the modular machine currently being built in the UK. - © C2M UK Ltd

Spanish lights made of recycled soda bottles take on the Swedish market

One of the new modular eco-lights
One of the new modular eco-lights

Ultrasounds make for clean tile-cutting

A machine exposed: the cutting system with its ultrasound applicator - © G.M.C. s.r.l. - Alberto Go
A machine exposed: the cutting system with its ultrasound applicator - © G.M.C. s.r.l. - Alberto Go

An Eco-friendly and non-toxic cartridge wad for hunting

An Eco-friendly and non-toxic cartridge wad for hunting
An Eco-friendly and non-toxic cartridge wad for hunting

Cleaner building materials for the aeronautical industry

Cleaner building materials
Cleaner building materials

Marine Clean

A new way to reuse old bricks
A new way to reuse old bricks

Plastic recycling for construction

Plastics recycling for construction
Plastics recycling for construction

Shoes that are comfortable for the wearer and the planet

Shoes that are comfortable for the wearer and the planet
Shoes that are comfortable for the wearer and the planet

Waste lime recycling

Waste lime recycling
Waste lime recycling

Euronews Business Planet: Glassplus - Protecting the environment can be profitable

Euronews Business Planet: Glassplus - Protecting the environment can be profitable

Turning CO2 into high quality nutrition

Turning CO2 into high quality nutrition
Turning CO2 into high quality nutrition

Reliable labels for compostable packaging

Reliable labels for compostable packaging
Reliable labels for compostable packaging

Eco-friendly beer brewing

Eco-friendly beer brewing
Eco-friendly beer brewing

Recycling tyres: road to success - business planet

Recycling tyres: road to success - business planet

Advanced filtration system to avoid wastewater

Advanced filtration system to avoid wastewater
Advanced filtration system to avoid wastewater

Cutting back on food wasted during transportation

Cutting back on food wasted during transportation
Cutting back on food wasted during transportation

New life for used textile fibres

New life for used textile fibres
New life for used textile fibres

Using bamboo to clean up waste water

Using bamboo to clean up waste water
Using bamboo to clean up waste water

A new way to reuse old bricks

A new way to reuse old bricks
A new way to reuse old bricks

Recycling TVs into tiles

Recycling TVs into tiles
Recycling TVs into tiles

From biogas waste to fertilisers

From biogas waste to fertilisers
From biogas waste to fertilisers

Making carpet manufacturing more eco-friendly

Making carpet manufacturing more eco-friendly
Making carpet manufacturing more eco-friendly

Low cost solutions for low energy housing

Low cost solutions for low energy housing
Low cost solutions for low energy housing

Cleaning by-waste in car windscreen recycling

Cleaning by-waste in car windscreen recycling
Cleaning by-waste in car windscreen recycling

Cutting back on wasted drinking water

Cutting back on wasted drinking water
Cutting back on wasted drinking water

Recycled material from used shoes

Recycled material from used shoes
Recycled material from used shoes

Reducing footwear’s environmental footprint

Reducing footwear’s environmental footprint
Reducing footwear’s environmental footprint

Turning straw bales into a maintream and viable construction material

Taking straw bales mainstream as viable construction material
Taking straw bales mainstream as viable construction material

Last update: 24/03/2015 | Top