Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery

Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery (SCRR) is conducting world leading Research, Education and Innovation to significantly reduce the global fossil fuel consumption and approach sustainable society. We identify new and improved methods to convert residuals into different kind of value-added materials and energy. Innovations that result from our activities will help to reduce greenhouse gas effects and other environmental challenges, while creating circular economy.

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The textile reactor takes its place on the recycling landscape

A multi-year collaboration between researchers within Resource Recovery at the University of Borås and a textile manufacturing company is now yielding results--a new type of reactor made of a textile material has found its way onto the market in different parts of the world. The reactor transforms different kinds of waste into new products, such...

When I meet Mohammad Taherzadeh, Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Borås, at his office, he is just in the process of planning a collaboration meeting with a university and some companies in Australia about the research on the textile reactor and what can be produced in it. Since the prototype stage at the University of Borås and the development of different models and sizes at the partner company F.O.V. Fabrics AB, the reactor has been introduced in several countries...