Sustainable trends 2015

With the publication by the European Commission’s guidance document about the circular economy of December 2, 2015, the companies must carry on environmental strategies in the next years.
The objective is to improved the environmental and social quality of materials and products.
The choice of materials is a very important factor to achieve the best circularity of product in terms of material balance.
In this publication there are a selection of environmentally sustainable materials and products that are part of the International Observatory for Sustainable Innovation by Matrec. These are reference examples for how to approach the circular economy strategy.
Matrec supports companies about the choice of materials and the development of eco-innovative solutions for new products.
Thanks to the international network and collaboration with industry, Matrec develops projects and publications on trends of sustainability, such as business support for several sectors such as packaging, vehicles, architecture, sports, furniture and fashion.