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5th Consortium Meeting

Dear PRIMUS community, The 6th consortium meeting of the PRIMUS project was held from May 22nd to May 23rd in Tallinn, hosted by our partner, the University of Tallinn. The meeting brought together key stakeholders, researchers, and experts from various fields to review the project's progress, address challenges, and plan for the future. All of our partners attended the event, including MONDRAGON Corporation, MAIER, and CIKAUTXO from Spain, GreenDelta  from Germany, the University of Eastern Finland and VTT from Finland, Coolrec and Circularise from the Netherlands, and Plastics Recyclers Europe from Belgium. In addition to its primary goals, the 6th consortium meeting provided a platform for...

PRIMUS project and University of Ghana workshop

Der PRIMUS community! Last week, the PRIMUS project, represented by our partners, Jarkko J Saarinen from the University of Eastern Finland , Mathilde Taveau from Plastics Recyclers Europe , and Ana Rita Neiva from Coolrec , hosted a workshop with  the University of Ghana. The goal was to strengthen collaboration between the European Union and Ghana, share the outcomes of the PRIMUS project, and potentially influence legislation to improve recycling practices. Participants engaged in discussions, interactive sessions, and collaborative brainstorming to explore strategies for enhancing recycling infrastructure, promoting circular economy principles, and advancing cross-border cooperation.                 ...

PRecycling +PRIMUS Webinar Stakeholder Involvement and Commitment

Hello PRIMUS community, April 17th we organized a webinar with PRecycling project, dedicated to Stakeholder Involvement and Commitment. We're thrilled to announce that our Stakeholder Engagement webinar, held in collaboration with PRIMUS Project  and PRecycling Project, was a tremendous success! Hosted by Tallinn University and led by Pille Ubakivi-Hadachi, the webinar attracted a significant audience of external stakeholders eager to engage. We were honored to have AIJU Instituto Tecnológico de Producto Infantil y Ocio represented by Pablo Busó as part of this insightful discussion. The recording of the webinar is now available on our YouTube channel! Don't miss out on the valuable insights shared! Make sure to subscribe...

World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF)

During the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) held in Brussels, VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) prominently featured its stand, where it showcased the groundbreaking PRIMUS Project. This initiative, which is at the forefront of innovation in automotive and home appliances sectors, was spotlighted as an exemplary demonstration of circular economy principles in action. At the Finland booth, a collaborative endeavor between various stakeholders from the Finnish public and private sectors, VTT's involvement underscored the significance of collaborative efforts in driving sustainable development forward. Through highlighting projects like PRIMUS at WCEF 2024, VTT reaffirmed its dedication to advancing circular economy solutions on a global scale.  ...

Open LCA 2024

The openLCA event, organized by GreenDelta GmbH on April 15-16, was a resounding success. Attendees were enthusiastic about the presentations and workshops, and participation exceeded expectations. The event was not only informative but also engaging, with lively discussions and networking opportunities. Amidst the enriching agenda, the event prominently featured the PRIMUS Project EU, underscoring its pivotal role in propelling sustainable practices forward and its profound impact on the realm of life cycle assessment. As interest in life cycle assessment continues to burgeon within sustainability endeavors, PRIMUS Project EU stands as a beacon of innovation and progress.                    ...

Food Contact Regulations Europe Conference

  We're thrilled to share that Mathilde Taveau, from Plastics Recyclers Europe, presentation at the Food Contact Regulations Europe conference in Brussels on April 22 was a success! Did you have a chance to attend? Mathilde discussed the Recycling industry's perspective on ensuring food-safe plastic recyclate, unveiling essential tools and insights from the pioneering PRIMUS project. Participants also had the opportunity to explore a revolutionary food contact fridge-to-fridge demonstrator. It was an engaging discussion on sustainable practices and innovation in the recycling sector. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this impactful event!                       ...

Innovation Forum 4Plastics

On April 19, 2024, in Brussels, Carolina Mejia Niño, Senior Innovation Project Manager at MONDRAGON Corporation, illuminated the stage with her insightful presentation on the PRIMUS Project  objectives at the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) side event, Innovation Forum 4Plastics, organized by EuRIC - The European Recycling Industries. Her engaging discourse captivated attendees, shedding light on the project's crucial role in promoting sustainable practices. The event provided a platform for industry leaders to exchange ideas and strategies for advancing circular economy initiatives, and Carolina's contribution was invaluable in driving this dialogue forward. Her expertise and passion for sustainability were evident, leaving a lasting impact on...

Sister projects collaboration

Exciting Collaboration Alert for the Primus Community! We're thrilled to share that the PRIMUS project is embarking on a groundbreaking collaboration with three other visionary sister-projects - Precycling, INCREACE, and ABSoilEU. Our unified goal? To revolutionize the way we address plastic waste by producing high-quality recyclates tailored to the diverse needs of various industries. This partnership is born from a shared commitment to environmental sustainability and innovation following the same funded-program. Together, we aim to tackle one of the most pressing challenges of our time - plastic pollution - and convert it into an opportunity for positive change. Our Joint Mission: Transforming Plastic Waste into Value As we...