VITO is a leading European independent research and technology organization in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development, elaborating solutions for the large societal challenges of today. Based on a long-standing expertise in the field of waste and materials management, VITO is a leading knowledge center on circular economy and sustainability assessment.
Reynaers Aluminium is a leading European specialist in the development and marketing of innovative and sustainable aluminium solutions for windows, doors, curtain walls, sliding systems, sun screening and conservatories. Driven by energy-efficiency and the willingness to take responsibility for the environment.
Circular Flanders is the hub and inspiration for the circular economy in Flanders. It is a partnership between governments, companies, civil society and the scientific world with the goal to take action together.
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is an internationally oriented university in Brussels, the heart of Europe. For more than 180 years VUB has helped build a better society as an innovative, free inquiring and critical thinking university. We are linked to the world from within our international capital Brussels. A never-ending quest for knowledge, insights and enlightenment form the golden thread in all we do in education, research and social commitment.
OVAM is the Flemish government agency that ensures that in Flanders deals with waste, materials and soil in a well-considered and environmentally conscious way. It provides direction to the policy on waste, materials and soil and thus influences the execution of legislation.
OVAM protects soil by monitoring soil quality in Flanders, preventing pollution and carrying out soil decontamination.
OVAM helps families and companies to avoid waste and to sort it correctly. Together with all Flemish people, OVAM works to build a circular economy in order to maximize the lifespan and reuse of products and raw materials.