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30 March 2021 is the day when we in Belgium have used up all renewable resources for the whole year. This is our so-called Overshoot Day. Globally, this day is on 22 August, but in many European countries it is a lot earlier. The Flemish Construction Confederation (VCB) therefore calls on young people and professionals with work experience to...

How can we ensure that circular and bio-based practices are adopted by the construction industry? This is a central question within the CBCI project. This project pillar mainly focuses on the financial, economic and funding component of CBCI, and the project team works on developing solutions and recommendations in these fields. Now we are almost...

The Green Deal Circular Construction is an initiative of Circular Flanders, OVAM and VCB. We started in February 2019 and more than 330 organizations have now joined this 4-year Green Deal. The Green Deal is growing thanks to the input and exchange in the learning network. We do this through live meetings, webinars and an online learning and...

Within the scope of the European Interrreg project RE C² , a cross-border seminar was organized on 30 January 2020 on circular construction and the reuse of materials in France, Flanders and Wallonia.

On 17 October 2019, the Flemish and Walloon Construction Confederations, VCB and CCW, gave a joint presentation in Luxembourg on Belgian activities and projects promoting circular construction. Addressing an audience of over 140 stakeholders, Marc Dillen and Francis Carnoy discussed initiatives including Tracimat and Grondbank in Flanders and...

"Construction is the be-all and end-all of the circular economy; we play a role throughout the entire material chain," This was stressed by Marc Dillen, Director-General of the Flemish Construction Confederation (VCB), during the launch of the Green Deal Circular Construction on 22 February at the BATIBOUW trade fair. What makes the Flemish...