Waste management innovation projects
ZICLA | Innovation projects.
Since 2005, we have been supporting society in the transformation process it needs to go through to meet the challenges of the 21st century. We work so that the waste generated by cities, industry, services and the public is transformed into raw materials or products that the market accepts in terms of quality and price. And we do all this by promoting innovative projects involving companies, administrations, technology centres and associations interested in reusing, remanufacturing or recovering waste.
The way we work is fully in line with the circular economy and we focus on the resource cycle following a model based on reusing, repairing, remanufacturing and recovering existing materials and products, as opposed to using virgin materials.
We have also promoted R&D&I projects within ZICLA that have allowed us to create our own products. To manufacture these, we use the waste generated by cities and industry.
An example of this is the project that made it possible to design and manufacture the modules of our Zipper® system, which are used in city streets as traffic separation elements in bicycle lanes and traffic circles, from recycled post- consumer plastics. Another similar case has been the project that has allowed us to design and manufacture the products making up our Zebra® family with recycled post-consumer plastics, including bike lane separators that help promote safe urban cycling. Another example of an R&D&I project developed at ZICLA has been the one that has given rise to our Vectorial® system, whose modules are manufactured with post-consumer and post-industrial plastic waste. This system allows the assembly of modular platforms that improve urban accessibility in general and accessibility at bus stops in particular.