UNLOCK joins European Bioeconomy Networks!

UNLOCK has joined of two significant European networks of the bioeconomy sector, namely Biorefine Cluster Europe (BCE) and EuBioNet (European Bioeconomy Network). Those network interconnect projects and people within the domain of biobased resource recovery, striving to contribute to a more sustainable resource management. Being part of such dynamic networks will help us maximise UNLOCK’s […]

Why bother with feather waste?

In Europe only, it is 3.6 million tonnes of feather waste generated by the poultry industry each year. Discover why it is so important to valorise this waste stream! From an environmental threat to a valued molecule Feathers landfilling is a threat for ecosystems, as they contain high amounts of microorganisms that disrupt soil cycles […]

European consortium will UNLOCK the potential of feathers to foster circularity in agriculture

15 partners from 7 EU countries will work together to transform waste from the poultry industry into bio-based products for agricultural applications. The European poultry sector generates 3.6 million tonnes of waste feathers each year, of which only around 25% are collected separately and valorised for feather meal and fertiliser applications. A new European funded […]