VALREC project launched to promote the circular economy in Construction and Demolition waste (CDW)25/01/2022
- This initiative is led by Surge Ambiental and Valoriza (Sacyr Group), together with seven other companies in the Community of Madrid.
- It will prevent the dumping of up to 2 million tons of CDW per year and will reduce the carbon footprint of companies by 20%.
- VALREC is part of the “Open Innovation Business Hubs”, co-financed by the Community of Madrid and the European Regional Development Fund.
Surge Ambiental and Valoriza (Sacyr Group) lead the VALREC project together with seven other companies in the Community of Madrid. This project was created to develop innovative solutions to increase the circularity, traceability and purity of mineral resources present in Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), and thus make an eco-efficient manufacture of new construction materials. The project will run for two years, and the budget amounts to more than €5 million.
This project also involves ALLGAIER MOGENSEN, ADCORE, SIKA, SODIRA, HORMICRUZ, KOLOKIUM and GBCe (Green Building Council España) and is supported by the research and technological development center TECNALIA, from Instituto Eduardo Torroja de Ciencias de la Construcción IETcc and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM).