MatMap: Making the construction sector more sustainable


Alicante-based startup MatMap gives a second lease of life to used construction materials that account for almost a third of EU waste  

The need to recycle household waste is an issue that much of the public is now aware of and taking into consideration, but the environmental problems posed by other kinds of waste barely figure on their radar. MatMap is a Spanish startup dedicated to the construction sector, with a platform that lets retail customers and industry professionals buy and sell second-hand construction materials.In the European Union (EU), 25–30% of all waste is from the construction sector. Though bulky and cumbersome to dispose of, construction and demolition waste has a high potential for recycling and re-use du...
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