Recycling

Ghent
R&D manager Textile Functionalisation & Surface Modification

This patent describes a method to produce textile floor coverings, which can readily be recycled to reuse a large amount of the materials and internal/external waste streams in the production process of a new article.

Holistic processes for the cost-effective and sustainable management of End-of-Life Aircraft Composite Structures

Recticel invented and patented an improved method to recycle and reuse PUR materials.

The BitumClean project aims to develop an industrial process to separate the bituminous tar fraction from end-of-life roofing membranes at low cost and without environmental consequences.

Centexbel-VKC, the Belgian competence centre of textiles and plastics, and the Belgian Quality Association (BQA) established a consortium PolyCert Europe in partnership with the industry associations ECRA, EuPC and ESWA.

"Do eat" developed home compostable & edible food recipients to decrease plastic wastes

As recycling is key in the transition to a circular economy, Centexbel expands its lab equipment to characterize recyclates or to assess the recyclability of materials.

CircTex focuses on the development of recycling and production techniques in a closed process chain for polyester (PET) workwear.