• Martedì 8 Novembre 2022
  • 09:30 - 17:30
  • Memo
  • Sala Tiglio Pad A6
  • inglese

Organized by: Ecomondo STC & Italian Chemical Society – Division Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry, ATIA – ISWA


The ambitious goals of the new Circular Economy Action Plan, as well as the strategic importance for Europe to limit its dependence from other world regions, in terms of material and energy resources, require the implementation of innovative recycling and recovery processes. This seminar is aimed at presenting technological innovations, which can improve the efficiency of secondary material valorization, increasing the circularity of materials and decreasing energy consumption. The presented activities could be related to different sectors (urban or industrial waste, residues, by-produSTC) and various categories of materials (plastics, metals, WEEE, textiles, building and construction, food, etc.)

Session Chairs

Mauro Majone, STC Ecomondo, Università “La Sapienza” Roma
Fabrizio Passarini, STC Ecomondo, Università di Bologna
Marco Ricci, ISWA International


9.30-9.40 Introduction by the Chairs and a short summary on the papers presented through posters

9.40-10.30 Invited lectures

9.40-9.55 Med4Waste Project: Mediterranean Dialogue for Waste Management Governance
Lara Panzani, Project coordinator and Responsible Area Balcani, COSPE Onlus, Italy

9.55-10.10 CIRCULAR BIOCARBON: a BBI-JU first-of-a-kind flagship biorefinery designed to valorise the Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (OFMSW) and Sewage Sludge (SS) into value-added products. Natalia Alfaro Borjabad, URBASER, Spain

10.10-10.25 Biomethane in mexican social economies of lakes with Eichhornia crassipes problems
Santiago Gutiérrez Vargas, Polytechnic University of Guanajuato, México

10.30-13.00 Presentations selected from the call for papers

10.30-10.45 Extending the life of computer equipment, reuse and carbon footprint
Alejo Calatayud (Revertia, reusing and recycling, S.L.)

10.45-11.00 Solvent-assisted extraction of gaseous and liquid impurities from polymer melts
Kevin Moser, Irma Mikonsaari, Elke van de Walle (Fraunhofer ICT)

11.00-11.15 Utilisation of waste tires as a feedstock for a new refinery aiming at recycled carbon
Nazari, M., Marinez Aguilar, M. & Lavoie, JM (Université de Sherbrooke Québec, Canada)

11.15-11.30 Plastic recycling and design
Alessandro Garlandini (ilVespaio)

11.30-11.45 Treating Red Gypsum by Innovative Technologies in Industrial Symbiosis Operation schemes 
Francesco Negri, Flavio Manenti (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Enrica Bargiacchi (Consortium INSTM, Italy), Nelson Marmiroli, Elena Maestri, Sergio Miele (Università di Parma, Italy)

11.45-12.00 Cold asphalt containing 100% reclaimed asphalt: a sustainable technology for cycle paths and maintenance interventions
Paola Di Mascio, Nicola Fiore, (Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy), Carlo Polidori (Associazione Italiana Professionisti Sicurezza Stradale), Loretta Venturini (Iterchimica S.p.A.)

12.00-12.15 Experimental study on lightweight concrete with artificial aggregates containing industrial waste
Ilenia Farina, Gianmarco Di Rienzo, Cinzia Salzano, Francesco Colangelo (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Italy), Salvatore Puca (Consorzio ASI Napoli), Renato Olivares, Luigi Cossentino (ARPAC Dipartimento di Napoli, Italy)

12.15-12.30 CISUFLO: CIrcular SUstainable FLOor coverings
Guy Buyle (Centexbel), Marco de la Feld, Antonietta Pizza, Madeira Scauri (ENCO srl), Ansgar Paschen (TFI), Elina Pohjalainen (VTT), Jan Jordan (RWTH ITA), Claudius Haerpfer (RWTH STO), Rajesh Mehta (TNO)

12.30-12.45 AraBat: a green hydrometallurgical process for recycling spent lithium-ion batteries by reusing agri-food waste
Raffaele Nacchiero, Leonardo Binetti, Gian Maria Gasperi, Giovanni Miccolis, Leonardo Renna, Vincenzo Scarano (AraBat srl, Foggia), Francesco Contillo, Paolo Marasco, Mauro Marone, Deborah Racca, Matteo Francavilla. (University of Foggia, Italy)

12.45-13.00 Where the production cycle ends, a precious business begins
Fabio Menicucci, B.T.T. ITALIA S.R.L.

13.00-14.00 Break

14.00-14.15 Overcoming the challenges of fire safety in the waste and recycling industry
Andrea Barbieri, Building Technologies, (BT-FIR/SAL4-EU) Bosch Security Systems S.p.A. 

14.15-17.15 Presentations selected from the call for papers

14.15-14.30 Digitalisation of Waste Management process: advantages of interoperability
Stefano Lifone e Alessia Ferrara (Eni Rewind S.p.A.), Gabriele Sacchi (Riccoboni Holding)

14.30-14.45 Does ecological transition start from schools? An educational approach to circular economy Francesca Realini, Giuseppa Cucchiara, Angelo Gulotta (I.I.S. "L. Cobianchi", Verbania, Italy)

14.45-15.00 Junker, the app for waste sorting and recycling
Noemi De Santis (GIUNKO SRL)

15.00-15.15 Demonstrating sustainable value creation from industrial CO2 by its thermophilic microbial conversion into acetone
Carlo Alberto Oppici, Patrizia Circelli (Ciaotech srl - PNO Group, Rome)

15.15-15.30 Assessing the environmental sustainability of crude glycerol purification by acid treatment Marco Tomatis, Harish Jeswani, Taha Attarbachi, Vincenzo Spallina (University of Manchester, UK), Martin Kingsley (Argent Energy, Ellesmere Port, UK), Adisa Azapagic (University of Manchester, UK)

15.45-16.00 BIO-Based pESTicidesproduction for sustainable agriculture
Anna Franciosini (Ciaotech srl - PNO Group, Rome)

16.00-16.15 B-PLAS technology: Technical solution and industrial plant design
Giorgia Pagliano, Andrea Bassi, Alisar Kiwan, Daniele Pirini, Eleonora Torricelli, Davide Collini (B-PLAS Sbrl Via Gessi, 16, 48022 Lugo, Italy), Cristian Torri (Università di Bologna, Ravenna, Italy)B-PLAS

16.15-16.30 FARMŸNG: FlAgship demo of industrial scale production of nutrient Resouces from Mealworm Anna Franciosini, Patrizia Circelli (Ciaotech srl - PNO Group, Rome)

16.30-16.45 Food industry by-products as a resource for biopolymers production: the USABLE Project approach
Marianna Villano, Angela Marchetti, Mauro Majone (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Jesus Rodriguez, Vadim Scerbacov (Innoven Srl, Italy), Joana Fradinho, Maria Reis (UCIBIO- FCT-UNL, Portugal)), Rakesh Nair (Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, Belgium), David Bolzonella (University of Verona, Italy), (1), Josè Maria Lagaron (IATA-CSIC, Spain)

16.45-17.00 Waste as Resources: Innovative technologies for recycling and recovery
Alessandro Reginato (Gruppo CAP)

17.00-17.15 The production of biofuels for aircrafts and ships from waste and discards
Paola Zitella, Barbara La Licata, Alexia Boulanger, Giorgia Pellegrino (Environment Park SpA, Torino, Italy)

17.15-17.30 Sustainable recycling of urban waste into valuable products without chemicals supplementation
Barbara Tonanzi, Agata Gallipoli, Andrea Gianico, Camilla M. Braguglia (IRSA-CNR, Monterotondo - Rome, Italy), Giancarlo Cecchini, Alessandro Frugis, Marco Lazzazzara (ACEA ELABORI SpA, Rome, Italy)

17.15-17.30 Discussion and Closure (by the chairs)

Sessione Poster

WMV1-P1 Life cycle assessment apple processing waste valorisation in synthetic leather manufacturing / Michele Costantini, Jacopo Bacenetti (University of Milan, Milan, Italy), Carlo Ingrao (University of Bari, Bari, Italy), Umberto Bacenetti (Mabel Srl, Campi Bisenzio, Italia)

WMV1-P2 Characterization of flows, stocks, and recycling indicators of Mn, Ni, and graphite / Luca Ciacci, Elena Bernardi, Fabrizio Passarini (University of Bologna, Italy)

WMV1-P3 Glycidol: overview on main syntheses and conversions into value-added compounds / Prisco Prete, Carmine Capacchione, Antonio Proto, Raffaele Cucciniello (Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy), Daniele Cespi, Fabrizio Passarini (Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy)

WMV1-P4 The Date Marking campaign against food waste by Too Good To Go / Ilaria Ricotti (Too Good To Go Italy Srl)

WMV1-P5 AirPrex P-Recovery and Sludge Optimization / Rudolf Bogner, Davide Perduca (Perduca Ambiente srl, Mantova, Italy)

WMV1-P6 Circular Economy as a good answer to crises: the CESME project / Valeria Stacchini (Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy)

WMV1-P7 Sustainably Improving and Scaling the Recovery of Recyclables with AI and Data / Gary Ashburner (AMP Robotics)

WMV1-P8 Bioconversion mediated by black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens): the HERMES project / E. Santangelo, M. Carnevale, F. Gallucci, C. Beni, F. Petrazzuolo, E. De Santis, A. De Iudicibus, A. Assirelli (CREA Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria), S. Arnone, M. De Mei, F.Lecce (ENEA, Centro Ricerche Casaccia)

WMV1-P9 Intelligent waste infra management as a part of Corporate Carbon Responsibility / Johanna Alakerttula, Sanna Taskila, Mikko Ahokas (Macon Oy, Finland), Outi Laatikainen (KAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland)

WMV1-P10 The transformation of waste in biological fertilizer: circular economy for private companies and public administration / Tommaso Pardi, Violante Mori, Luca Mori (BioXplosion srl, Pisa, Italy)

WMV1-P11 LCA of Concrete Made with Recycled Peritoneal Dialysis Plastic as Aggregate Material / Benedetta Copertaro, Gianluca Magrini (Newster System S.r.l., Cerasolo di Coriano (RN) – Italy), Rebecca Craine, Evangeline Buckmaster, Jakob Winkler, Vanessa O’Brien, Thomas Pickard, Olivia Flower, Louise Bardwell (The Australian National University- Canberra), Ryan Pike (Waste Group, Australia)

WMV1-P12 Analysis of citizens behaviour in the processes of separate collection / Mangiagli Sebastiano (Istituto Tecnico Industriale “E. Fermi”, Siracusa, Italy)

WMV1-P13 Sustainable fashion industry: barriers and drivers for the transition towards circular economy / Simona Fortunati (Università degli Studi della Tuscia di Viterbo, Italy)

WMV1-P14 Preparation of Underfloor heating panels with polylaminate sheets and caps from recycled packaging / Buonocore Gregorio, Luca Pierantonio (Università della Calabria, Italy)

WMV1-P15 GLycerol to Aviation and Marine prOducts with sUstainable Recycling / Manuela Guiducci (Ciaotech srl, PNO Group, Rome, Italy)

WMV1-P16 Application of hyperspectral imaging to the recycling of different solid waste streams / Giuseppe Bonifazi, Giuseppe Capobianco, Paola Cucuzza, Riccardo Gasbarrone, Ludovica Fiore, Roberta Palmieri, Silvia Serranti, Oriana Trotta (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

WMV1-P17 Imaging iperspettrale per il riconoscimento di plastiche derivanti da attività agricole nei terreni / Giuseppe Bonifazi, Eleuterio Francesconi, Riccardo Gasbarrone, Silvia Serranti (La Sapienza Università di Roma, Italia).

WMV1-P18 Recycling of rare earth elements from electric motors of the e-mobility / Gianluca Torta, Fabrizio Passarini, Luca Ciacci, Ivano Vassura (University of Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum, Italy).

WMV1-P19 Construction and plastic wastes as resources for new modular bike paths / Marc Martín, Luis Granda (LEITAT Technological Center, Terrassa, Spain), Grégory Coué, Carolina Carbó (Kompuestos, Palau Solità i Plegamans, Spain)

WMV1-P20 Feasibility study of a circular scenario for personal protective equipment waste / Marco Marconi (Università degli Studi della Tuscia), Daniele Landi (Università degli Studi di Bergamo), Edoardo Bocci (Università degli Studi eCampus)

WMV1-P21 Co-hydrothermal carbonization of stabilised organic fraction and landfill leachate for activated carbon production / Alessandro Cardarelli, Marco Barbanera (University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy), Pierpaolo Lombardi (Ecologia Viterbo srl, Roma, Italy), Andrea Nicolini (CIRIAF, University of Perugia, Italy)

WMV1-P22 New recyclability solutions by MTB / Esthel Osso & Guilhem Grimaud (MTB ECO-INNOVATION Team)

WMV1-P23 REMADYL: Removal of Legacy Substances from polyvinylchloride (PVC) via a continuous and sustainable extrusion process / Guy Buyle (Centexbel), Marco de la Feld, Giuseppe Salvio, Madeira Scauri (ENCO srl), Johan Pauwels (Deceuninck), Jan Diemert (Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie), Marta Estrellés Luna (AIMPLAS)

WMV1-P24 Supercritical water precipitation for metal recovery and recycling: an advanced solution to improve the supply chain sustainability in the surface treatment industry / Carlotta Micale, Dario Mosconi, Riccardo Momoli, Marco Bersani (Circular Materials s.r.l.)

WMV1-P25 Supercritical water precipitation for metal recycling and cyanides abatement from wastewaters: a case study / Carlotta Micale, Dario Mosconi, Riccardo Momoli, Marco Bersani (Circular Materials s.r.l.)

WMV1-P26 Supercritical water precipitation for precious metal recycling from galvanic wastewaters: case studies for Au, Pt and Ru / Carlotta Micale, Dario Mosconi, Riccardo Momoli, Marco Bersani (Circular Materials s.r.l.)

WMV1-P27 e-hyrec® and e-lorec® devices for selective recovery of LNAPL and DNAPL / Camilla Lanari, Guido Bonfedi, Federico Villani (Eni Rewind, San Donato M.se, MI), Francesca Rubertelli, Andrea Chiodini, Stefano Loda (Eni S.p.A. Novara, Italy)

WMV1-P28 Microbial Cell Factories for hemp lignocellulosic biomass valorization / Stefano Raimondi, Raffaella Ranieri, Celeste Fiorani, Maddalena Rossi, Alberto Amaretti (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy), Simone Cusimano, Gianluca Ottolina (National Research Council, Milan, Italy)

WMV1-P29 CarboxyLCA: Assisting the decision-making in waste valorization by computer-aided design tool / Mateo Saavedra del Oso, Miguel Mauricio-Iglesias, Almudena Hospido (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain).

WMV1-P30 Management coordination and recovery strategies for sludge and urban waste (Ecoval project) / Miguel Mauricio, Marta Carballa (University of Santiago de Compostela), Anton Taboada-Santos (Cetaqua Galicia, Water Technology Centre), Ángela Muñiz (Fundación Empresa Universidad de Galicia).

WMV1-P31 Introducing TERRE: a strategic project driving circular bioeconomy transition in agrosystems / A. Macagnano (CNR), M. Mari (CNR), G. Santagata (CNR), P. Cerruti (CNR), A. Maienza (CNR), B. Matturro (CNR), Giuseppe Scarascia-Mugnozza (University of Tuscia), Fabrizio De Cesare (University of Tuscia)

WMV1-P32 Waste-to-Chemical processes as alternatives to the energy valorisation of plastic waste / F. Viganò, A. Conversano, D. Di Bona, D. Sogni, S. Consonni (Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy; LEAP Scarl, Piacenza, Italy)

WMV1-P33 Risk and opportunity analysis of a waste (EWC 030105) to energy plant / Massimiliano Londei (Sinergia EPC srl), Federico Ferrini (Techfem S.p.a.), Gianluca Pallotta (LUBE S.r.l.), Daniele Vanzini (MIT Ambiente S.r.l.)

WMV1-P34 Innovative food supply chains and new business models for slaughterhouse waste: BS Green case study / Giuseppe Pulina (Università di Sassari, Italy), Andrea Massidda (BS GREEN), Simone Bonizzardi (ANAERGIA)

WMV1-P35 VINUM. Circular economy transition on wine making: valorization of wastes / Sauro Vittori, Doaa Abuelenein, Germana Borsetta, Giovanni Caprioli, Ahmed Mustafa (UNICAM), Enrico Ciarimboli (Major of Morro D'Alba Municipality)

WMV1-P36 Zero Waste Cities - Brazilian Zero Waste Model / Rodrigo Sabatini, Taina Wanderley (Istituto Lixo Zero Brasil)

WMV1-P37 Hydrogen and Methane processing plastic, tires waste by innovative LASER PYROLYSIS / Paolo Peri (Kima Eko Engineering), Davide Russo, Christian Spreafico (University of Bergamo, Italy), Riccardo Degl'Innocenti (University of Lancaster, UK)

WMV1-P38 Using Computer Vision and AI to automate the identification of Contaminated material is Recycling collections / Ken Tierney (AMCS Group, Limerick, Ireland).

WMV1-P39 The industrial green revolution in biomass extraction and downstream / Giorgio Capaldi, Lorenzo Gallina, Arianna Binello, Luisa Boffa, Giancarlo Cravotto (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy).

WMV1-P40 Recycling of plastic materials in road construction industry / Daniela Laura Buruiana, Viorica Ghisman, Gabriel-Bogdan Carp ("Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania)

WMV1-P41 Re-use of slag waste in the agricultural sector / Nicoleta Bogatu, Georgiana Ghisman, Cristian-Dragos Obreja, Viorica Ghisman, Daniela Laura Buruiana (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania)

WMV1-P42 Tanning industry and circular bioeconomy: energy recovery from circular sludges / Daniela Caracciolo (Stazione sperimentale per l'industria delle pelli e delle materie concianti srl, Pozzuoli, Italy), Massimo Urciuolo, Renata Migliaccio, Giovanna Ruoppolo (CNR, Napoli, Italy), Francesca Di Lauro, Marco Balsamo, Fabio Montagnaro (Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy).

WMV1-P43 PCR from Domestic Waste Collection: the Italian model as leading reference / Massimo Veronelli (Sirmax spa, Cittadella – PD, Italy)

WMV1-P44 Technology to the rescue for a smart and sustainable approach to waste management / Leon Hayes (Taoglas Waste Technologies, Glasnevin, Ireland)

WMV1-P45 Fundamental measures for an exactly circular economy / Roberto Guizzardi, Marcela Naranjo Girardi (Tecnoservizi Ambientali Srl, Bergamo, Italy)

WMV1-P46 Circular Economy for Bio-Mass Valorisation: Two Successful Case Studies / Valentina Beghetto, Vanessa Gatto, Riccardo Samiolo, Manuela Facchin, Silvia Conca, Noemi Bardella (Crossing Srl, Treviso, Italy)

WMV1-P47 Utilisation of Ground Coffee Waste as Furniture Material / Gülşah BALAMUT ARSLAN, Merve ASLAN KADIZ (Kastamonu Entegre Ağaç Sanayi & Ticaret A.Ş., Istanbul, Turkey)