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  • 100% recyclable wind turbine blades
    At a glance 2 min

    100% recyclable wind turbine blades

    After 30 years of loyal service, the first wind turbines to be commissioned are now reaching the end of their lives. While 85 to 90% of their mass is recyclable, the blades are not....

  • “Anti-Covid masks are perfectly recyclable if they are decontaminated properly first!”
    Expert views 4 min

    “Anti-Covid masks are perfectly recyclable if they are decontaminated properly first!”

    An interview with Jean-Marc Neveu, Managing Director of CDA Développement and Plaxtil, a recently-incorporated French company which achieved a world first by developing a technique for recycling dispo...

  • A giant blanket to keep a glacier cool!
    At a glance 2 min

    A giant blanket to keep a glacier cool!

    Although the artist Christo dreamed of doing it, he never did! Faced with global warming and the melting of glaciers, the company TenCate Geosynthetics has developed a specific textile tarpaulin to co...

  • SolarSack: using the sun to purify water
    At a glance 2 min

    SolarSack: using the sun to purify water

    In order to promote access to drinking water for people deprived of it, a Danish start-up has developed a solution for purifying water using solar energy....