wednesday 21st november 2018
Closing the loop of nutrients & waste exploitation: Novamont’s model at the Urban Circular Bioeconomy Workshop in Brussels
The Urban Circular Bioeconomy Workshop organized by the European Commission's Directorate General for Research and Innovation will be held on 22nd November in Brussels.
During the day OECD, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, WRAP GLOBAL, will discuss the state of the regulatory framework for the circular bioeconomy in cities and the solutions to close of the nutrient cycle, reducing food waste, enhancing scraps and improving the products efficiency.
Christian Garaffa, Novamont's Marketing Manager Source Separation & Recycling, in the expert session, will explain how the organic waste collection can help to close the carbon cycle with environmental, economic and social benefits.
Organic waste, indeed, if recycled through composting, can be transformed into compost, contributing to enhance the fertility of degraded soils, reducing CO2 emissions and creating new jobs and benefits for the community. During his speech, Garaffa will also illustrate Novamont's recent collaborations aimed at producing biopolymers and bioplastics starting from the exploitation of wastewater, scraps and agro-forest residues.