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EU Green Week partner event: Biowaste Management and Environmental Sustainability in EU - Think green every day!

EUBIA, Biorefine Cluster Europe and Scalibur

Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CEST)

EU Green Week partner event: Biowaste Management and...

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The EU Green Week side event is an opportunity to get information on current legislation related to biowaste and its implementation across EU; assist to case studies on available projects about innovative approach to
biowaste management and create an open discussion on challenges faced for a sustainable development.

This event is organized by EUBIABiorefine Cluster EuropeScalibur, ValueWaste, Grassification and Agrimax.

 

AGENDA

 

09:30 Registration and welcome coffee

 

10:00 Opening speech: Prof. Erik Meers, Ghent University

 

10:15 EU policies and programmes related to waste, the Circular Economy approach and its implementation across EU, representative of the European Commission TBC

 

10:30 End-of-waste: synergies between research and the bio-based industry, Kamila Mascart, Business Developer at Ghent University.

 

10:40 Management of bio-waste in biogas plants, Mieke Decorte, Technical and Project Officer, EBA and Biogas-E.

 

10:50 Case studies: European funded projects introducing innovative approaches for biowaste management

 

  • VALUEWASTE: Unlocking the value of urban waste, Martín Soriano, Project Coordinator, Centro Tecnológico de la Energía y del Medio Ambiente.
  • SCALIBUR: Production of new sub-products and biomaterials from urban waste, César Aliaga, Project Manager, Instituto Tecnológico del Embalaje Transporte y Logística.
  • Agrimax: Processing residues and by-products from agricultural crops, Domènec Vila Navarra, Head of Business Service Unit at Catalan Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives.
  • Grassification: Roadside grass clippings as a renewable feedstock in industrial processes, Jappe de Best, Project Manager & Senior Researcher at the Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy of Avans University of Applied Sciences.

 

11:50 Encouraging the new generation to Think Green Everyday, Rosa Strube, Project Manager, CSCP

 

12:20 Closing remarks

 

12:30 Lunch break


Have questions about EU Green Week partner event: Biowaste Management and Environmental Sustainability in EU - Think green every day! ? Contact EUBIA, Biorefine Cluster Europe and Scalibur

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Scotland House
Rond Point Schuman 6
1040 Brussels
Belgium

Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CEST)


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