CDE Global participates in major C&D waste research project - RE4
On Thursday 15th September CDE attended the first meeting of the EU-funded, RE4 Project in Brindisi, Italy. Over the next three and a half years CDE says they will contribute to the group to develop new technologies to increase the reuse and recycling of construction & demolition waste material in energy-efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction.
Speaking about the project, CDE Representative Sean Kerr, Head of Engineering, said “To be involved in the first Horizon 2020 funded research project in this area is an exciting prospect and a great opportunity to make significant advancements in reducing the environmental impact of construction and demolition activities.”
“CDE are a key member of the consortium and through our competence and experience in this area we aim to provide innovative strategies and processes for construction & demolition waste recycling to produce recycled products for new and high value applications - taking construction & demolition waste recycling to the next level.”
Having delivered over thirty turnkey C&D wet processing recycling projects throughout UK, Europe, Scandinavia, South America and India, CDE says they bring a wealth of experience. The company has been working in the construction & demolition waste recycling sector for over 14 years, and have developed technology that ensures the production of the highest value recycled sand and aggregates. According to CDE, they also have the highest number of wet processing C&D waste processing projects delivered by and single supplier in the world. Adapting to unique customer needs, these projects process between 80 and 300 tonnes per hour each and combined divert more than six million tons of C&D waste from landfill each year. CDE also delivered the world’s largest wet processing C&D waste recycling project in Norway which processes 300 tonnes per hour.