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12/05/2020
Last week, the plastics to resource pipeline has been very active on social media and in the media in general, warning our policy makers that the current crisis combined with low oil prices could mean the end for a lot of small, innovative recycling businesses. Prof. Steven De Meester published an...
Climate change and circular economy are key megatrends for all of us. The International Training Centre of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University, in cooperation with CAPTURE, organize each year the CIRCU-City Summer Camp to train students to deal with these megatrends. Simply...
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10/09/2019
On September 9th 2019, the WATCH project was kicked-off. The WATCH project is a 4 year CATALISTI SBO (strategic basic research) on chemical recycling of plastic waste. The project will work on 4 types of plastic waste: mixed polyolefinic waste, multilayer packaging, PS and PUR. These wastes will be...
CAPTURE researcher Marjolein Vanoppen and environmental toxicologist Colin Janssen (UGent) describe in an article in Knack (in Dutch) the need for better and clearer communication on the risks of microplastics in drinking water and the environment. Read the article via: 'Gezondheidsrisico's...

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