18 October 2023
EUROBOIS 2024: a new edition addressing the challenges facing the timber and woodworking industry
Over the decades, Eurobois has established its status as the flagship event for French and international players in the timber and woodworking industry. This trade show—the only one of its kind in France—brings together the full spectrum of French and international timber industry stakeholders. The next edition is scheduled for 6th–9th February, 2024 at Eurexpo Lyon in France.
17 April 2023
Recycling, direct and adaptive reuse : upcycling in progress!
Driven by regulations and different ordering patterns, fitting-out and furnishing stakeholders are pushing back boundaries and developing a positive feedback loop in their practices. Initiatives and collaborations are multiplying. UPER’S spokesman Fabrice Poncet, director of La Fabrique, sketches a panorama for us.
17 April 2023
Ecomaison gives a boost to reuse and recycling performance
Ecomaison, the government accredited eco-institution concerned with end-of-life household objects and materials (excluding electrical and electronic), organizes collection and sorting solutions aimed at reuse and recycling. Furniture, bedding, tools, toys, and more recently, building materials are the targets. All with a very admirable progression, as we are about to hear from Ecomaison chairwoman Dominique Mignon.
14 April 2023
At the cutting edge of materials innovation
Designers, fitting-out firms, are you looking for the ideal material for your project? The FCBA* technical centre has a materials library you can consult: the “Innovathèque®”...
28 March 2023
VALDELIA IS BANKING ON THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR TACKLING PRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Valdelia is the Ecological Transition Ministry’s accredited eco-institution for organizing the collection, reuse, and recycling of professional furniture. Since 2022, its field of operation has expanded to take in decorative textiles and building waste. For Valdelia chairman Arnaud Humbert-Droz, the latter represents an opportunity to structure a high-environmental value sector.
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