On July 7, the second workshop of the LIFE REFIBRE project – From waste to resource, was held.

The event was aimed at industrial centers with participation in the wind sector, wind turbine manufacturing companies, companies that own, operate and maintain wind farms, public administrations, waste managers and other recycling companies, consumers and universities and Research Centers and other Associations

The workshop was organized by one of the partners of the consortium, INCOSA, with the collaboration and participation of the rest of the partners, and its objective was to bring knowledge and opportunities for the valorization of recycled glass fibre as raw material for other products and, more specifically, for asphalt mixtures.

In the workshop, the activities carried out in the LIFE REFIBRE project in relation to the design tasks of the asphalt mixes and their main characteristics was explained. In addition, it has been raised how to find business opportunities for the valorization of this material. Finally, the guest speakers have presented their activity to professionals in the sector.

The opening of the workshop was attended by the Director of Programs for the Natural Heritage Foundation of Castilla y León, Jesús Díez, who explained the actions carried out in the ​​circular economy area in the Community of Castilla y León.

Sessions and round tables have also been held to debate the challenges of this initiative, as well as to be able to network and synergy with other projects or companies, such as the specific case of the Battle CO2 project, where Alberto Moral, Deputy Manager of the Agrifood and Processes Area of ​​ CARTIF Technological Centre, presented the work developed and the main results obtained in said project.

The complete content of the workshop can be viewed at the following link: