Projects

LCPE is involved in a number of research projects in the fields of plastic and organic waste valorization, including EU funded projects.

Plastic Waste

COOCK Circopack

(2019 - 2022) 

                                                   

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Future packaging policy for the circular economy

Contact: prof. Steven De Meester ()

Marie Curie EJD: C-Planet

(2020-2024)

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Circular economy for plastic 

Contact: prof. Steven De Meester ()   

Catalisti ICON MATTER

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Mechanical and Thermochemical Recycling of Mixed Plastic Waste      

Contact: Nicolas Mys ()

Catalisti ICON P2PC

(2019-2022)

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Pyrolysis of waste plastics

Contact: prof. Steven De Meester ()

INTERREG PlastiCity

(2019-2022)

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Industrial and commercial plastic waste recycling in urban environments

Contact: Kerstin Kleinhans ()

 Catalisti ICON PROFIT

(2017-2020)

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Plastic recuperation and valorisation fit for use

Contact: Ruben Demets (

INTERREG PSYCHE

(2018-2022)

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Conversion of plastic waste to basic chemicals via gasification

Contact: Sibel Ügdüler ()

SBO Solvation

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Separate polymers from their additives through a dissolution/swelling and precipitation process

Contact: Ruben Denolf ()

maceratelogoDelamination and deinking of plastic waste: a game-changer towards closed-loop plastic recycling

Contact: Martijn Roosen ()

Vlaanderen Circulair

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Indicators for the circularity of products

Contact: Gustavo Moraga (

SBO WATCH

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New disruptive technology for the conversion of plastic waste to chemicals via catalytic fast pyrolysis

Contact: Martin Skelton ()

H2020 REACT

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Managing the waste acrylic textiles                  

Contact: Brecht Tomme ()

 

Organic Waste

Baekeland Oleon

(2017-2021)

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Renewable raw materials in the oleochemical industry

Contact: Pieter Nachtergaele ()

BOF project: Natural dyes from food waste

(2017-2021)

 

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Contact: Kim Phan (

ITN AGREFINE

(2020-2024)

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New raw material from agricultural residues 

Contact: prof. Steven De Meester ()

INTERREG ALPO

(2017-2020)

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New polymer-based materials from microalgae
Contact: prof. Steven De Meester ()

VLIR: food and textile waste recycling in Kenya

(2018-2021)

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Natural dyes from nut waste

Contact: Benson Dulo ()

A glance at some typical results

Within and outside these projects, we are looking for cost-effective solutions towards high-end in the circular economy.
See below some examples of results. For more information, please contact prof. Steven De Meester ()

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