The fourth general assembly of the FISSAC project took place in Wortley, UK, on 29 and 30 March 2017. This meeting gave all 26 partners the opportunity to discuss project progress, covering recently finished, ongoing, and future work. (more…)

Industrial symbiosis is an essential concept for the circular economy. Local or wider co-operation in industrial symbiosis can reduce the need for virgin raw material and waste disposal, thereby closing the material loop – a fundamental feature of the circular economy and a driver for green growth and eco-innovative solutions. Some initiatives currently exist at national, regional, and local level. However, in order to make industrial symbiosis a widespread commercial reality, more needs to be done to manage the flow of waste material from different sectors and industries. (more…)

The BAU Fair, which is a leader for architecture, materials, and systems in the building industry, hosted over 250,000 visitors and 2,120 exhibitors attending from many different countries in this year’s organization. (more…)