Category Archives: EU Projects

MIDWOR-LIFE

MIDWOR stands for Mitigation of environmental impact caused by DWOR textile finishing chemicals studying their non- toxic alternatives.   The main objective of the project is to mitigate the environmental, health and safety impacts of current and future Durable Water and Oil Repellents (DWOR) alternatives by analyzing their environmental impact and technical performances in order… Read More »

MERMAIDS

Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes   The main objective of the project is to contribute to the mitigation of the impact caused by micro and/or nanoplastic particles resulting from laundry waste water on European seas’ ecosystems, by demonstrating and implementing innovative technologies and additives for laundry processes and textile finishing treatments.… Read More »

ECOTEXNANO

Innovative tool to improve risk assessment and promote the safe use of nanomaterials in the textile finishing industry

WDS

The new methodology of Wool Dry Scouring (WDS) project focuses on demonstrating new technologies based on closed-loop processing and total waste recovery. In particular, wool grease (lanolin) and wool dust will be recovered as by-products. In this way, they are not discharged into the waste streams and the complex and expensive waste water treatments are… Read More »

REACHNANO

    REACHnano aims to develop of a web based REACH Toolkit to support the chemical safety assessment of nanomaterials. The overall aim of REACHnano project is to improve the protection of environment and health from risk posed by chemicals by supporting the implementation of the REACH regulation with regard to nanomaterials, whose use raise many… Read More »