Want to know more about our Waste for Warmth project?

Join our webinar on September 15th at 11:30am!

Waste for Warmth is EWB Norway’s humanitarian innovation project developing and testing a new approach to shelter winterization by making tent insulation in the field from recycled plastic. We invite you to join us for this webinar to learn more about the project and what our  project partners and volunteers have been creating so far. 

Agenda:

11:30am – 11:40am: Brief introduction of Engineers Without Borders Norway and the Waste for Warmth project – Egil Reksten, Waste for Warmth Project Manager

11:40am – 11:55am: David is a returning EWB volunteer, with experience from various recycling and waste management assignments and projects over the past years. He has also been involved with the Waste for Warmth project since March. Please join us to hear David share from his experience working with EWB Norway – David Osborne, volunteer with Engineers Without Borders Norway.

11:55am – 12pm: Questions and answers

The webinar is free and open for everyone and will be in English.

Sign up below to register your attendance for the webinar. Attendees will receive the link to the webinar in a separate e-mail prior to the event.

Waste for Warmth


For the Waste for Warmth project we have partnered with IFRC Shelter Research UnitField Ready og The Polyfloss Factory to develop and test a new approach to shelter winterisation by making tent insulation in the field. The insulation is made from recycled plastic, using a technology called Polyfloss. Polyfloss is a mass of thin fibres of plastic that resembles candy-floss in appearance.

The project is funded by Innovation Norway’s Humanitarian Innovation Program (HIP).

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