Case studies Netherlands

Ioniqa. Circular PET bottle

The chemical company Ioniqa from Eindhoven has created a material that can replace oil in the production of PET polyester.  It is the type of plastic used to produce packaging bottles of water and beverages and clothing.

2018-11-23 more »

Vegetarian Butcher or burgers without meat

Farmer Jaap Korteweg stopped eating meat a few years ago as his farm was hit by the swine flu epidemic. Forcing him to bring his animals to the slaughterhouse. Jaap understood that producing meat is harmful to animals, the environment, climate and biodiversity and that it was time to start looking for an alternative to meat. Further due to the rapid growth of the planets population the coming decades, we would not be able to feed the entire human population. According to estimates, in 2050, it is expected that the population of the planet will be over 9 billion people.

2018-11-23 more »

Closing the Loop (CTL). One to one

Seven billion smartphones have been produced in the last 7 years. Many second-hand telephones find their way to developing countries, mainly in Asia and Africa, where these devices after "end of life" are not recycled, but will end up in landfills.

2018-11-23 more »