Cluster: Circular Products 3
1) Average 1.2 million mattress are discarded each year in the Netherlands, out of which 55% are incinerated.
2) This challenging multidisciplinary techno-commercial assignment is about circular economy where diverse group of students will investigate the sustainable process development for the recovery of textile fraction (1-1.5kg) from used mattresses.
3) The business case will be developed by evaluating supply chain, cost of the process and end value of the recovered textile fractions from the used mattresses.
4) We (Saxion and MRE BV, Utrecht) offer all possible support from access to labs, materials, a tour to the recycling unit and insights in the product.