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Third consortium meeting at Leiden University

Third consortium meeting at Leiden University

CE-RISE partners headed to the picturesque university town of Leiden in early June for the project’s third in-person consortium meeting.   The first day of the meeting covered progress over the last six months and served as the perfect opportunity to discuss...

Digital Product Passports as Catalyst of Circular Business Models

Digital Product Passports as Catalyst of Circular Business Models

Brought to you by Martin Reddy from GreenIT  Digital Product Passports (DPPs) are emerging as a game-changer in the business landscape, offering new avenues for monetisation of various business processes, while driving sustainability and transparency. By providing...

Join us at Electronics Goes Green!

Join us at Electronics Goes Green!

CE-RISE Annual Event | RE-thinking electronics: how to optimise REuse, REpair, REcycling, REmanufacturing and REcovery of valuable resources in electronic products using Digital Product Passport Join our interactive workshop at Electronics Goes Green conference...

Influencing Consumer Habits for a More Sustainable Future

Influencing Consumer Habits for a More Sustainable Future

Brought to you by Joshua Aseto and Marianne Isabel Magnus Melgar from CSCP  In today's rapidly evolving market, businesses and consumers alike are becoming increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of their choices. The push towards a sustainable circular...

How to Create a Digital Product Passport?

How to Create a Digital Product Passport?

Brought to you by Daniel Gregory and Tian Daphne from Circularise  As businesses navigate the fast-evolving landscape of global supply chains, the importance of transparency and sustainability has never been more apparent. Forward-thinking organisations are...

Breaking Silos by Developing a Shared Vocabulary

Breaking Silos by Developing a Shared Vocabulary

Figure 1: Concepts addressed by the CE-RISE Glossary Task Force  Brought to you by Joana Francisco Morgado and Patrick Wäger from Empa, A.M. Esfar-E-Alam Turzo from University of Oslo, and Evert Bouman from NILU. Presenting the work of the CE-RISE Glossary Task Force...

Meet Our Partners | REPIC

Meet Our Partners | REPIC

UK based project partner REPIC has been actively participating to EU funded projects for several years now and maintains a strong partnership with its fellow CE-RISE partner, the WEEE Forum.  Sarah Downes I have worked for REPIC as our Environmental Affairs Manager...

The Role of Scientific Dissemination in Advancing the Circular Economy

The Role of Scientific Dissemination in Advancing the Circular Economy

Brought to you by Evert Bouman and Miguel Las Heras from NILU Societal and Industrial Acceptance Transitioning to a circular economy (CE) is not just a technological challenge but a societal shift that demands widespread acceptance and understanding. Leaving aside the...

Increasing Circularity in the ICT Value Chain

Increasing Circularity in the ICT Value Chain

Brought to you by Martin Reddy from GreenIT How does the reuse and refurbishment of technology products look like in practice? Project partner, GreenIT, an ICT (Information and Communication Technology) refurbishment and remanufacturing (reuse) company based in...

How CE-RISE Will Support the European Green Deal

How CE-RISE Will Support the European Green Deal

Brought to you by Marianne Magnus Melgar from CSCP  Over the long period of the industrial age, economic growth has been largely dependent on the extraction and processing of raw materials. Is it even possible for countries to combine or even boost their economic...

One Year of CE-RISE: Consortium Meeting in Athens 

One Year of CE-RISE: Consortium Meeting in Athens 

Early December, consortium partners headed to Athens for the project’s third presential meeting. To kick off the session, motivated to learn more about ECORESET’s activities, partners geared up to visit its refurbishing and sorting facilities in the vicinity of the...

Meet Our Partners | Recosi

Meet Our Partners | Recosi

Recosi will play an important role in applying the CE-RISE Information System on refurbished computer equipment and has close ties with project partner GreenIT. Untangling RECOSI’s tasks in the project, we asked Katja Zajko, Director of Recosi to tell us more about...

Meet Our Partners | WEEE Forum

Meet Our Partners | WEEE Forum

Seeing as the WEEE Forum is currently participating in seven EU funded projects, we were curious to hear their motivation for joining CE-RISE. We asked Michelle Wagner, Technical Project Coordinator of the WEEE Forum to tell us a bit more about herself and why the...

Meet Our Partners | ROSI

Meet Our Partners | ROSI

Earlier this year, Grenoble based ROSI has been not only featured on Euronews and BBC but acknowledged among the start-ups helping to accelerate the "French Industrial Revival" by Emmanuel Macron, President of France. Curious to discover ROSI’s secret for success, we...

Circular Economy in the Heating Industry

Circular Economy in the Heating Industry

Source: Viessmann media library Brought to you by Jahanzeb Tariq from Viessmann. The heating industry in Germany has seen a turbulent ride in the last 3 years not least due to the COVID-19 pandemic, war in Ukraine, rotations in regulatory frameworks, and material...

Meet Our Partners | Lexmark

Meet Our Partners | Lexmark

Earlier this year, Lexmark received a Platinum EcoVadis Medal for the second year running, placing the company among the top 1% of assessed entities. Intrigued by Lexmark's success, we asked their international Team, based in three different countries, to tell us more...

Is There a Market for Refurbished Products?

Is There a Market for Refurbished Products?

Brought to you by André Rückert from ECOLOGICON  Refurbishment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is an important step in the fulfilment of the European waste hierarchy and an important component of the circular economy. WEEE refurbishment can...

Meet Our Partners | GreenIT

Meet Our Partners | GreenIT

WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) has undoubtedly become one of the fastest growing waste streams worldwide due to an unprecedented level of electronics being produced. It is also one of the most hazardous if not managed properly, causing major health...

Meet Our Partners | Viessmann

Meet Our Partners | Viessmann

Upon the publication of Viessmann’s 2023 Sustainability Report, we asked Andreas Wade, Head of Sustainability and Jahanzeb Tariq Global Manager Sustainable Products and Circularity to tell us more about their roles at company and Viessmann’s motivation for joining the...

CE-RISE Launches Three Questionnaires on the Digital Product Passport

CE-RISE Launches Three Questionnaires on the Digital Product Passport

Digital product passport (DPP) is one of the key actions guided by the European Green Deal and the Circular Economy Action Plan of the European Union. In a nutshell, Digital Product Passport is a tool that gathers data on a product and its value chain. The objective...

CE-RISE Partners Met at the Third Consortium Meeting in Brussels

CE-RISE Partners Met at the Third Consortium Meeting in Brussels

Over 40 participants gathered in Brussels between 8 and 9 June at the third consortium meeting of the project.  The event kicked off with two intensive workshops led by projects partners. At first, Viessmann guided four different groups through enabling...