Circular economy

R&D manager Textile Functionalisation & Surface Modification

CUBIC is developing sustainable and circular bio-based materials, including polyamides, pre-pregs and carbon fibres for use in thermoplastic and thermoset plastic intermediate products such as filaments, sheets, unidirectional tapes, pellets and powders.

Ontwikkeling van bouwstenen voor duurzame producten met hoogwaardige eigenschappen.

The EU-funded DigInTraCE project will use innovative tracking, sensing and sorting techniques to develop a transparent and interoperable decentralised traceability platform focusing on the pulp and paper and chemicals sectors.

As we all want to maintain our current standards of living, our society faces the limits of what our ecosystem (including climate issues) can manage in terms of petrochemical production of essential small molecular building blocks necessary for fine chemicals, medicines or high-performance materials.

On 30 March 2022, the European Commission published a draft of the revised Construction Products Regulation (CPR). This revision aims to simplify the rules for construction products on the EU market. The proposal was announced as part of the circular economy package.

Blueprint to reduce textile waste by 80%

The goal of the Living Lab Carpet is to give a second life to carpets by establishing the framework conditions for reuse, repair and refurbishing business models.

DEBOND proposes to develop new materials and processes to improve the debonding performance of flexible packaging and textiles applications for an easier recycling.

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Companies are looking for ways to manufacture more sustainable products by using recycled materials, and to communicate their efforts in a substantiated and transparent way that inspires trust. 
This is exactly the aim of the QA-CER Recycled Content initiative.