Circular Economy is the new buzz word on the European sustainability agenda. The Building and construction sector in EU use half of all new resources and generates more than a third of all waste in the EU. The building sector needs a new approach and new tools to enable the shift to a circular economy.
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The EU funded BAMB project, Buildings As Material Banks, brings 16 parties throughout Europe together for one mission – enabling a systemic shift in the building sector by creating circular solutions. BAMB – Buildings As Material Banks, is part of the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.

Each brick, board, piece of wood or glass in a building has a value. These materials are often not reused after demolition or refurbishments, instead they are wasted, and a cost instead of an asset – in several ways. Sustaining the value of the materials is the key to circular material use – and ways to harvest this value is at the centre of the circular economy.

The BAMB project aims to utilise the true value of these materials and enable a circular building industry. To do this the project will develop practical applications for two pillars, the essential foundation of the project– Materials Passports and Reversible Building Design.

For questions about the BAMB-project – please use the contact form below.

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For questions about the BAMB-project: please use the contact form below.

Contact person

Lisa Apelman
Communication coordinator
Cefur, Ronneby muncipality

E-mail: lisa.apelman@ronneby.se
Phone: +46 457 – 61 88 14

Horizon 2020

The BAMB project is funded by the European within Horizon 2020 – the biggest EU Research and Innovation programs ever. Horizon 2020 aims to drive development in Europe, to create a sustainable economy and growth.

European Commission about Horizon 2020