sustainable

Community News

Events on opportunities in the recycled-based and sustainable composites sector

A few months before the organisation of the REC-N-COMP mission to the USA, the partners of the project organise a series of events to present the opportunities of the recycled-based and sustainable composites market. The presentations will focus on the upcoming activities of REC-N-COMP, and on the...
Community News

The AEI Tèxtils and the Packaging Cluster present a state of the art on good practices in sustainable packaging

The cluster of advanced textile materials in Catalonia, the AEI Tèxtils, together with the Packaging Cluster, have completed the first action of the TEXSOSPACK project, consisting of the development of a state of the art of good practices in sustainable packaging. The document prepared identifies...
ECCP News

Commission reveals plans to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspectives. The action plan looks at the current and future challenges and proposes actions to reduce...
ECCP News

Interreg North Sea Region: Call 10 for expressions of interest

Deadline: 8 April, 2019 If you wish to develop a transnational project involving partners around the North Sea you may apply within the North Sea Region Programme, where the co-financing rate is 50%. The success rate of final applications was above 70% in 2018. The North Sea Region Programme is open...
Best practices

Portuguese hotel turns to renewable energy

Full marks for energy Hotel's clear focus on resource efficiency and the environment paves way for great results 100 % of its power is generated by renewable energy sources Owners of the Hotel Rural Vale do Rio in rural Portugal had a vision to design, build and run a sustainable welcoming hotel...
Best practices

The world's first city hotel with zero energy balance

Pioneering eco-hotel in Austria 130 m2 of solar panels supply electricity and energy to power the hotel and heat the facility’s water Rhe well in the garden supplies hotel toilets with water Boutiquehotel Stadthalle is an eco-friendly hotel in Vienna supplied by renewable energy and with lavender...