New Circular Economy Business Model for More Sustainable Urban Construction


CINDERELA Project at ISWA 2019

Tuesday 08 October 2019

The CINDERELA Project has been presented during the ISWA 2019 congress by Ainara Garcia Uriarte from Tecnalia and the poster of the project was displayed.

Up-cycling concrete - Concretely Circular

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Reused concrete normally ends up ground and under the tarmac as a foundation for road construction. It's a typical example of down-cycling: reusing material at less value. In the context of a Living Lab course, the consultancy company KplusV, as a partner of the European Horizon 2020 project...

Join the 1st CINDERELA International Seminar at Ecomondo

Friday 09 August 2019 - Last edit: Monday 23 September 2019

Save the date and join the CINDERELA workshop in Rimini "Circular economy: a buzzword or a real business driver for construction sector". With this intriguing theme we invite you to discuss, share your  experiences and get inspired to take action to make circular economy a...

CINDERELA project presentation for ANEFA

Friday 05 July 2019

On 18th June 2019 the Quality Committee meeting of ANEFA (National Association of Aggregates Manufacturers) took place, in the FGP lab facilities.The Quality Committee is the forum for discussion and regulatory review that analyses the trends in manufacturing and research in the aggregates...

CINDERELA's initial conference and stakeholder workshop

Tuesday 25 June 2019

The initial conference and stakeholder workshop ‘Establishing a Blueprint for a resource-efficient construction sector’ was organised from the 23rd to 24th May 2019 by TUDelft and KplusV at the AMS Institute in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For the first time, the work in the initial phase of...

CINDERELA showcasing a circular economy approach to Latin American Cities during UBERLAC4 conference

Monday 24 June 2019

Circular economy was the topic of the UBERLAC4 conference organized in Maribor, Slovenia, in the days of 18th – 20th June 2019. UBERLAC stands for a network of Urban European and Latin American and Caribbean cities launched by DG REGIO and the Inter-American Development Bank with an aim to...

CINDERELA is one of the examples aiding cities transformation to create smart and sustainable neighbourhoods

Wednesday 12 June 2019 - Last edit: Tuesday 25 June 2019

On Track to a Circular City TransitionThis EIT Climate-KIC funded programme targeting circular cities aims to aid city transitions towards zero waste economies through the sharing of knowledge and examples of circular use of natural materials in the built environment.

CINDERELA at the World Congress on Recycling (WCR-2019)

Tuesday 28 May 2019

The project CINDERELA was presented at the World Congress on Recycling, which took place in Valencia, Spain, on 13th and 14th of May.

CINDERELA at the 4th Circular Change Conference in Maribor, Slovenia

Monday 20 May 2019

CINDERELA project was presented during 4th Circular Change Conference in Maribor, Slovenia (16.-17.05.2019), with the slogan »Less talk, more action« which emphasizes urgent transition from a linear to a circular economy for more sustainable future. CINDERELA project praises this transition...

ZAG launched the lab tests on technical validation of urban waste for the construction purpose

Friday 10 May 2019

One of the key aspects enabling the use of urban waste for construction purposes is their technical valorisation for the purpose of production of SRM based construction products. ZAG lab has started tests of some of the of most voluminous urban waste types such as different fractions of...

CINDERELA conference: Establishing a Blueprint for a resource-efficient construction sector

Thursday 04 April 2019 - Last edit: Tuesday 30 April 2019

23-24th of May 2019 , AMS Institute,  Amsterdam The NetherlandsOn behalf of the CINDERELA consortium, the Delft University of Technology and KplusV are proud to invite all interested actors and stakeholders active in the construction sector to work together to define key enabling actions...

CINDERELA workshop in Croatia: Using secondary raw materials in construction – Construction waste - a problem and a challenge at the same time

Friday 29 March 2019 - Last edit: Monday 15 April 2019

There are places subjected to intense construction, but the sustainable treatment of construction and demolition waste is poorly implemented. Croatia is aware of this problem and is intensely addressing it.

Cinderela at the Slovenian conference “Recovery of waste for a faster transition to a circular economy”

Monday 18 March 2019

On the 15th March 2019 Cinderela project was presented during the conference “Recovery of waste for a faster transition to a circular economy«, organized by the Strategic Research and Innovation Partnerships (SRIP) – Circular Economy in Maribor (Slovenia). At the event various case-studies...

CINDERELA Workshop in Ljubljana

Monday 11 March 2019

On the 7th March ZAG and NIGRAD hosted workshop in Ljubljana (Slovenia) on the topic »Use of secondary raw materials in construction - recycled sewage sludge from municipal waste water treatment plants«. Stakeholders discussed the current value chains/material flows from sewage sludge, and...

CINDERELA at INT-MET Clustering Conference in Seville

Thursday 31 January 2019 - Last edit: Tuesday 05 February 2019

CINDERELA poster presented during summary conference of INTMET poject.

CINDERELA during “EU funds for environmental projects” in Slovenia

Friday 21 December 2018

On 12th of December 2018 Cinderela project was presented during the “EU funds for environmental projects” workshop, organized by the Slovene Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning.

CINDERELA at the 2nd World Circular Economy Forum in Yokohama

Friday 21 December 2018

On the 24th of October 2018 Cinderela project was presented during the side event organized by the EC at the 2nd World Circular Economy Forum in Yokohama, Japan.

CINDERELA: Establishing a New Circular Economy Business Model for More Sustainable Urban Construction

Wednesday 19 December 2018 - Last edit: Tuesday 09 April 2019

A three-day initial conference and stakeholder workshops22 - 24 May 2019, Delft, the Netherlands

First CINDERELA newsletter released!

Tuesday 18 December 2018 - Last edit: Friday 21 December 2018

Welcome to the first issue of the CINDERELA project newsletter where the project is briefly presented, the CinderCEBM – a circular business model for urban construction is described. You can read articles on resources assessment and valorisation as CinderCEBM essentials, CINDERELA testing...

Trump’s potentially toxic effect on the solar industry

Thursday 05 July 2018

The US solar industry is a bigger employer than oil and gas extraction, but it fears disruption under a Trump presidency

Slum Development Using Zero Waste Concepts

Thursday 05 July 2018

The rapid urbanization of the last century caused more slum formations resulting in numerous adverse effects and is considered a major problem facing developing countries. 

Green Buildings Could Save Our Cities

Thursday 05 July 2018

New buildings are rising with urban growth. Here's why that may be a good thing.

A world without waste: the rise of urban mining

Thursday 05 July 2018

Commercial properties could become the mines of the future, providing materials for reuse and cutting costs and landfill waste