In the past 4 years, DECOAT partners have joined efforts and made great progress in achieving the project's goals and targets. As the project approaches its end in July 2023, a webinar was organised to share the final results and case studies on the 27th of June 2023. If you missed it, we have
Centexbel organised the third International Conference on Circular Economy for Textiles and Plastics on the 17 & 18 November 2022 in Ghent, Belgium. The conference presented a variety of new technologies, business models and approaches to measuring circularity. One thing that was common to all was the clear message that the textile industry, with a
The ISWA World Congress 2021 goes virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Virtual ISWA World Congress 2021 will be taking place on October 4-7. This year we will have the chance to explore yet a new format, where a fantastic scientific programme will intertwine both digital and physical aspects of the meeting. The ISWA World Congress
Enhancing Plastics Circularity held on the 24th of June 2021 was a great success. On the behalf of DECOAT's team we want to say a special thank-you to all participants. The recording is already available ! Would you like to be updated on the progress of the DECOAT project, sign
Click here to register Plastic materials are abundant in our daily life. Many of these plastic objects have a coating/paint to improve their performance or improve the aesthetics. Unfortunately, these additional layers prevent recycling. Wouldn’t it be nice if we can remove them, allowing us to recycle the plastic material? Nowadays, a shift toward
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As 2020 has come to a close, we would like to give an overview of the progress made in 2020. All technical partners in the DECOAT project have joined forces to develop and test novel triggerable additives. At the beginning of the project, different working principles of triggers have been postulated. NTUA and DEVAN have
Ine De Vilder from Centexbel will be presenting a scientific poster on the DECOAT project at Centexbel's 2nd International Conference on a circular economy for plastics and textiles. The conference will take place on December 15th and 16th, for more information about the conference please see here.
This free webinar took place on December 2nd 14:00 - 15:30 PM CEST and can be viewed here. Can you image a life without textiles? The answer will be definitely ‘no’! But did you ever consider what happens to the enormous piles of textile waste generated every day? Most of it is simply landfilled or
The latest DECOAT newsletter is out now. Find out what project partners have been up to over the last six months of the project in the DECOAT Newsletter here. If you haven’t already subscribed, you can do so here.