Transforming the plastics sector into circular economy

  Among the 60 million tonnes of plastic produced in Europe every year, only 30% of the total is recycled and the 79% of plastic waste has ended up in landfills or as litter in the natural environment. This is a fact that will produce an environmental disaster in a not too far future.  The […]

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MultiCycle Stakeholders’ Event has ended with great success

The first MultiCycle Stakeholders’ Event is over. 🙁 We are more than thankful for this great warm welcome from all our external attendees from industry, associations and research entities. They have made this event a success. We would like to give them a special thanks for having shared with us their thoughts on how the […]

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Multicycle ‘Circular Future of Plastics’ stakeholders’ event in Fraunhofer IVV on 26th February

Plastic is a key material used in the industrial sector but only 32% of plastic waste is currently recycled. This fact demonstrates the need for improving technologies, practices and systems towards the creation of true circularity and resource efficiency.  To this purpose, some of the main actors* of the Multicycle project will meet at the […]

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Ecobulk M30 meeting at Pozzuoli

  From 11th to 12th December our Ecobulk project team formed by Marta Jurado, Simona Neri, David Nettleton, and Cristina Fernández, attended the Ecobulk M30 meeting at Pozzuoli, Italy, presenting the Quality Assurance System (QAS) developed for the WP6 of the project. The Ecobulk’s software systems are envisioned as a platform which provides the circular economy […]

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The first MultiCycle project newsletter is already here!!

Welcome to the first annual MultiCycle project newsletter!!!   MultiCycle is delivering an industrial recycling pilot plant for thermoplastic-based multi-materials, demonstrating the shift to a circular economic model in multilayer packaging / flexible films and fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites in the automotive sector, as indicators of potential in many other segments.   MultiCycle project coordinators are […]

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IRIS Technology attends to the Ecomondo trade fair

  From November 5th to 8th, the Ecomondo trade fair is held in Rimini Exhibition Centre in Italy, the most important event in Europe on the new models of the circular economy. More than 98,000 square meters dedicated to technologies, trends, updates and opportunities related to the application of the circular economy, where more than 80,000 visitors, more […]

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Emerging circular biobased barrier solutions

  Multilayer plastic packaging films are commonly used to pack sensitive food products. Their share on the packaging market is increasing as they enable light-weighting and increase resource efficiency in their primary use in comparison to rigid packaging, but they are currently not recyclable. Indeed, high purity fractions are needed for reprocessing and the vast […]

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