The burning of paddy straw on rice fields causes serious environmental and public health hazards throughout India. This, yet it is the quickest and cheapest way to prepare the land for the new season. However, the currently burnt paddy straw
In late 2017, we saw an opportunity to combine complementing technologies, ECOR’s only natural fiber based panels with DSM-Niaga’s click-and-unclick adhesive to create fully recyclable, healthier alternatives to particleboard. Recently, the first DSM-Niaga® ECOR® Panels (NEPs) made from residual materials
Located in the middle of the Randstad and overlooking Schiphol, office building ‘Pharos’ does not offer square meters of floor space, but cubic meters of healthy working space Constructed in 2003, the building consists of a total of 22,000 m2 divided over
In October 2018, ECOR was one of the 12 startups that were handpicked to be part of ImpacTech’s 9th Startup Accelerator Program in Singapore. Startups gained exposure to a wide range of topics. The 4-month program that was delivered through
The Circular Economy Forum of the Americas (CEFA) – an initiative organized by the Circular Economy Platform of the Americas (CEP-Americas), promoted by the Americas Sustainable Development Foundation (ASDF) – is a meeting point of people, companies and institutions that
On Tuesday 9 October 2018, the municipality of Boxtel and Noble Environmental Technologies signed an agreement for collaboration at GreenTech Park Brabant in Boxtel. By doing so, both parties commit to achieving a feasible business case for Noble Environmental Technologies. The company wants to open a production facility for ECOR® materials at GreenTech Park in the future.
EYELEVEL and ECOR recently formed a strategic partnership around their shared vision to co-create circular retail environment solutions, and the first results of the cooperation have been facilitated by Ventura, CA-based outdoor retailer and environmental champion, Patagonia.
100 of the world’s front-runners in the field of Circular Economy met in Venlo on 17 April to visit ECOR Europe’s Resource & Development Center. At the Center, various recyclable and biodegradable fibers are tested and turned into plate material.
Last February and March, three of our ECOR Circular Economy Business Developer participated in Circular Mapping Week organized by the Circular Economy Club (CEC)*. Covering three different locations around the world (Singapore, Amsterdam and Mexico City) they have gained some interesting insights in the current phase of the circular economy transitions**.
Two ambitious scale-ups with two innovative technologies. Combine them together and the possibilities are infinite. “One plus one is not two in this equation but eleven.” That is what DSM-Niaga and Ecor experienced. Read below how directors Chris Reutelingsperger (Niaga) and Eric Logtens (Ecor) talk about their cooperation, market disruption, awareness around sustainability and circularity.