EUROGYPSUM

GtoG Life + Project: First step towards gypsum circular economy

The European GtoG Project (Gypsum to Gypsum) is a perfect loop and the path to a circular economy: a European collaborative project between the recycling industry, the demolition sector, and the gypsum industry.

1 Background of the GtoG project

The European gypsum industry wishes to promote an increase in the culture of recycling and close the loop for gypsum products and systems within the gypsum industry as well as with the relevant stakeholders in the construction chain. Protecting the natural resources and avoiding an overall negative impact on the environment are key elements of such a culture – well-being, quality and sufficiency for all – within a global economy.

The European gypsum industry is conscious of the challenges which are embedded in the Waste Directive1. Based on its long industrial...

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