Offshore wind power, recovery of food waste, Plastic Omnium… Seven good news to start the week

The French are betting on offshore wind… in Scotland

While offshore wind power is lagging behind in France, French energy groups are well placed in Scotland. TotalEnergies started up the Seagreen fixed-foundation wind farm on August 22, while Engie was awarded the same day to develop two new floating wind farms east of the Shetland Islands. EDF also has a project under construction in the North Sea.

The enormous potential of food waste recovery in Ile-de-France

The bio-waste of Ile-de-France residents constitutes a substantial deposit for the production of green gas. The sector is organized to optimize its use.

Plastic Omnium wins a crucial order for its Guichen site

Plastic Omnium has won a first order for bumpers from a car manufacturer other than Stellantis, a historical customer of its Guichen plant (Ille-et-Vilaine) but which has decided to produce this part of the vehicle alone.

Peugeot Saveurs optimizes its use of materials

Manufacturer of pepper mills since 1874, Peugeot Saveurs is committed to a more eco-responsible approach by reducing the loss of materials and by imagining an upcycled range, Nature. The company transforms production scrap into an original collection to reduce waste while generating savings and new revenue.

Prefabricated wooden rooms for the future athletes of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

At Ile-Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), 137 rooms are to accommodate athletes of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in a building mostly built off-site. Most of the building is wooden.

“Wood flour” to make furniture at home

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an ink made from waste wood which, when manipulated by a 3D printer, curls as it dries and forms wooden objects. Enough to allow everyone to become their own cabinetmaker, at home?

Corrugated cardboard improves its carbon footprint

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (Fefco) published in July 2022 the latest figures for corrugated papers (PPO) and corrugated board based on data collected in 2021. The carbon footprint of corrugated board is improving, a very good news given its growth linked to the e-commerce boom.

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