Category Archives: Waste

Sea Shell Composite

We were in Caen at the beginning of July for another BRIDGE gateway event hosted by ESITCaen (Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs des Travaux de la Construction de Caen)  for the  Eco Construction Day  and the International Forum on Incubation. Dr Mohammed Boutouil showed … Continue reading

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Waste House : techniques

Dave Pendegrass of Mears, the Project Manager for the Waste House currently under construction at the Grand Parade House at the University of Brighton, explained some of the techniques they are using to test the efficacy of different waste materials … Continue reading

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TRUC: Technique to Recycle Used Carrier Bags

One of Elea Nouraud’s final year 3D Design projects to create a range of attractive and functional containers from recycled plastic bags has been featured in the Brighton local press. See more all her other projects including the Apis Soap … Continue reading

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Reconstituting textile waste

Toni Hicks is planning to work with Carolyn Watt and Maria Eva Russo on ways  utilise materials by building them up in combinations to create products for various applications. As she comments:” by breaking down the materials further and reconstituting them … Continue reading

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Biodegradable dilemmas

As Colin Williamson Director of Smile Plastics points out (INGREDIENTS NO.4 (2009) Lefteri, C (Ed) ” Biodegradable plastics are another flawed solution. Superficially they sound like an amazing answer to the plastic landfill problem…(biodegradable plastic) slowly degrades, giving off not … Continue reading

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Andrew Kent REMADE meetings at University of Brighton

Andrew Kent from REMADE:South East one of our partners on BRIDGE  visited the University  to meet with the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences (PABS) and the School of Environmental Technology (SET)  to discuss potential processing for various waste streams. He … Continue reading

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Timber and Textiles

Following our meeting with Andrew Kent, Carolyn Watt and I spent an afternoon discussing the potentials of Textile and Timber in terms of re-use, re-cycling from various waste streams with Toni Hicks and Stefano Santilli. Toni was explaining the advantages of … Continue reading

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