MixMatters Kick-Off Meeting

On June 5th and 6th the Euripean innovation project MixMatters was launched at the AINIA facilities in Paterna, Valencia.

The European project MixMatters presents an innovative, integrated, and versatile solution for the efficient valorisation of mixed biological waste, consisting of a modular separation unit and a valorisation hub adapted to the specific waste type. Throughout the project, three demonstrations will be carried out in Spain, two of them located in Valencia and one in the Almería region. By separating and valorising 48 tons of mixed biological waste, our goal is to avoid 21 tons of annual CO2 emissions during the demonstration phase.

Marta Benito, European Project Leader at AINIA and coordinator of the MixMatters project, stated that:

«Effective classification of mixed waste plays a pivotal role in meeting the EU’s circular economy goals, as it empowers the valorisation of these waste streams, unleashing the potential of the agri-food industry and enhancing its competitiveness and resilience.»

The project is supported by the Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) and its members – Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC).