PRESS RELEASE: EXPRA Member Ecoembes launches first Circular Economy innovation, research and testing centre in Europe: TheCircularLab

Brussels, June 2017. ECOEMBALAJES ESPAÑA, S.A. (Ecoembes), one of the two EXPRA Spanish members, a non-profit environmental organisation that promotes a circular economy through household packaging recycling, has recently launched TheCircularLab.
This is a pioneering project in Europe that,through joint collaborative research within the circular economy framework, seeks to study, conceive, test and apply best practices in the field of packaging and recycling.

Based in Logroño, Spanish region of Rioja, TheCircularLab aims to become an international reference in circular economy matters. Its goal is to turn the region into a large real-scale experimentation centre, in close cooperation with companies, the public administration and citizens. It also expects to develop circular economy patterns that are transferable to other areas in Spain, Europe and worldwide.