Pages with Tag:Circular Economy
Innovation management, basic research, and technological development: This is the foundation on which we position the Xella Group for the future and meeting societal as well as industry-specific challenges – be it climate protection, energy savings, or resource efficiency. Since 2004, we have ther
Our building materials consist mainly of natural raw materials and are almost completely recyclable. URSA insulation products are already largely made from reused materials. Therefore, the conversion of value chains to value cycles makes sense for us for ecological and economic reasons. The circular
Xella has a powerful business model with multiple opportunities for a positive sustainability impact. Therefore, we want to actively contribute to a more sustainable development of our society and the economy.
For Xella, the circular economy is of enormous importance. The motivation for this are the legal framework conditions of the EU as well as the environmental aspect and the economic factor. The core of the circular economy is the Cradle to Cradle concept.
Johan Vestergaard is technical director at Xella Scandinavia and since June also responsible for sustainability in the Nordic market
Large-format wall elements, an app for home builders and a concept for recycling management win the innovation award
Anyone who wants to build or renovate in Austria in a sustainable manner can hardly do without Xella products. This has been proven by the awarding of two renowned prizes.
Xella Romania contributes to the construction of the first Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital in Romania by donating more than 1,700 sqm of tailor made Ytong blocks.
Ytong and Hebel AAC consists of natural materials, promotes the natural indoor climate and can be returned to the production cycle as a raw material. These characteristics make it particularly sustainable – an aspect that becomes increasingly important also in the construction industry. Sustainabi
Ytong cellular concrete can be processed on site with comparatively little waste. As a rule, less than one percent of the delivered quantity is left over as cut waste, which was previously disposed of with the construction waste
Working together - being there for each other. The principle is simple: if many people make a small contribution, great things can happen.
This year's Innovation Award was presented at the Xella Management Conference.
Together with our partner company Otto Dörner, Xella Technologie- und Forschungsgesellschaft has started a project to reuse aerated concrete residues from mixed construction waste for the renewed production of aerated concrete.