Innovative Circular Economy Based solutions demonstrating the Efficient recovery of valuable material Resources from the Generation of representative End-of-Life building materials


Circular case studies



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ICEBERG to be at the Sixth Symposium on Circular Economy and Urban Mining (SUM2022)

A paper will be given on the refurbishment of plasterboard by Gaiker, Loughborough University, ENVA and British Gypsum   Researchers from Loughborough University, Gaiker, ENVA y British Gypsum – ICEBERG partners – will give a conference paper at the Sixth...

ICEBERG to present advances in purifying and processing gypsum waste

The study led by Loughborough University, ENVA and British Gypsum is one of the papers selected for the International Congress on BERSTIC On 18 April, a team led by researchers from Loughborough University, ENVA and British Gypsum – ICEBERG partners – will be at the...

Progress in Iceberg Project

At the moment of writing these lines, ICEBERG project has passed its first year and a half. During this period, the consortium has developed functional tools for quick digitalisation of end-of-life buildings, enhanced planning and accurate quantification and...

Exchange of experiences for a circular economy in Europe

ICEBERG will be present during the first worshop of the Blackcycle project The European project BlackCycle organises its first workshop on 22nd November in the context of the RDI Michelin campus (Cébazat - France). The objectives of the Blackcycle, and those of other...

ICEBERG Project will take part in the 5th RMIS workshop

The 2021 RMIS workshop will be held online on December 3rd, as a joint JRC - HaDEA event. In line with the 2020 event, the workshop aims to help facilitate technical dialogue (both IT and content-wise) for efficient knowledge transfer to/from the...

C2CA Technology wins the innovation Radar Prize in Sustainability Tech category

© NicoElNino, Shutterstock C2CA Technology, EU-funded ICEBERG project partner, is the proud winner of the Innovation Radar Prize in Sustainability Tech category for its groundbreaking construction material recycling system. The technology will help to make the...
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The project

Based on volume, Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) is the largest waste stream in the EU. Proper management of CDW and recycled materials can have major benefits in terms of sustainability and the quality of life. It also can provide major benefits for the EU construction and recycling industry, as it boosts demand for recycled building materials.

This project aims to develop and demonstrate novel cost-effective circular smart solutions for an upgraded recovery of secondary building raw materials along the entire circular value chain: from end-of-life building materials (EBM) to new building products prepared for circularity, resource-efficiency and containing 30wt% to 100wt% of high-purity (>92%) recycled content. This will be undertaken through 6 pilot circular case studies, covering building materials accounting for more than 85% by weight of the European built environment. ICEBERG will also contribute to raising building circularity awareness among the stakeholder communities (local authorities, professionals, students and final building users).

ICEBERG will to make significant advances in the uptake of the circular economy in the building industry through the development of innovative circular reverse logistics’ tools and high-value secondary raw materials production technologies to establish market confidence and acceptability of recycled End-of-Life building materials.

A circular approach across the entire value chain with 3 Innovation keys


Sensors, artificial intelligence and blockchain to ensure greater information capture, process optimization and traceability to guarantee greater confidence in terms of quality throughout the value chain of resources and products for building.


Advanced technologies for the classification and purification of resources from the end of life of construction products.


Eco-design of new products and systems for building to incorporate the new criteria of circularity in the industrial manufacturing processes of the target products.

Case studies

ICEBERG solutions will be demonstrated (at TRL7) through 6 case studies across different locations in Europe (Finland, The Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Spain/France and Turkey) representing common European building typologies (residential and non-residential), execution practices and multiple building materials accounting for more than 85% of the European built environment.

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