How do we work on a circular economy?
In the Antwerp@C project, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is investigating the technological and economic feasibility of CO2 infrastructure to support CCUS (Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage) applications, along with 7 chemical and energy companies. Both applications are seen as important pathways in the transition to a climate-neutral port and could make a major contribution to achieving the climate objectives. This project has the potential to reduce the total CO2 emissions at the port of Antwerp by 50% by 2030.
Port of Antwerp-Bruges intends to make the 88-hectare site a hotspot for the circular economy, aimed at the sustainable processing and manufacturing industry. Circularity is the norm for the new NextGen District business park. Port of Antwerp-Bruges is developing part of the site as a place for demonstrating innovative technologies, such as chemical recycling technologies. The reuse of CO2 as a raw material is also among the possibilities.
Antwerp Recycling Hub
Port of Antwerp-Bruges is exploring the economic and spatial potential for setting up a Recycling Hub with a view to closing the plastic circuit. This way, we will strengthen the industrial cluster while having a positive impact on our surroundings and the environment.