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Biorefinery for diapers waste

An integrated biorefinery for post-consumer hygiene products

April 2020
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01.

Identification

Worldwide 30 million tons per year of used Absorbent Hygiene Products (AHPs) end their life in landfill or incinerators. The EMBRACED biorefinery transforms them into high-value secondary raw materials.

Absorbent Hygiene Products (AHPs) have become essential everyday products in our society and their use has increased substantially. Representing 3-4% of the total municipal solid waste, Absorbent Hygiene Products (AHPs) are traditionally considered non-recyclable. Based on the valorisation of the cellulosic fraction of used AHPs waste towards the production of bio-based building blocks, polymers and fertilizers, FaterSMART aims at closing the loop for AHPs waste, reducing greenhouse gases emission and increasing sustainability.

Label Date April 2020
From Italy
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Visibility; Partnership opportunities; Investment opportunities

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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The environmental benefits

  • Reduces GHG emissions by 422 kg CO2eq per ton of AHP against traditional incineration
  • Reduces land use required for the production of bio-based polyesters by 90 times compared to other sources
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Net economic benefit up to 208 €/ton of AHPs waste
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Activity Region

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Company Profile

Fater S.p.A.

Fater is a leader in the Italian market of sanitary products and in the European bleach market.

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Headquarters 65129 Pescara, Province of Pescara, Italy
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Networking Partner

European Union

The EU, through its funding programmes, supports the development of innovations and technologies that help combat climate change, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable development and growth.

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