Urban Mining Collective

Urban Mining Collective is an initiative set up by a partnership of companies in the Netherlands. It has a “Circular mission” to use materials recovered from existing redundant buildings –…

Arup: The Urban Bio-loop

Construction consulting firm Arup has released a report “The Urban Bio-loop” which describes new ways of using organic waste in construction. This is named: “A New Paradigm for Materials in…

sunfire: Power to Liquid

Chemical company sunfire has opened its first test “Power to Liquid” factory in Dresden, Germany. This is a technique of storing renewable energy in liquid form. Surplus electrical energy from…

Blu-Ray disk foil

Researchers at Northwestern University, USA have discovered that the foil on a Blu-ray disk that carries the digital data is one of the most efficient (and cheapest) ways of making…

KhepriCoat®

In Venray in the Netherlands DSM Advanced Surfaces is producing a patented foil marketed under the name KhepriCoat® which can be placed on a solar panel to reduce the amount…