Top Ranking for ACA Group & Valipac in category Technology & Global Impact at the 2023 Trends Impact Awards

We are proud to announce that ACA Group and Valipac have achieved a top ranking at the Trends Impact Awards 2023. Both in the subcategory "Technology" and in "Global Impact" across all categories. This achievement of our Rematics (REcognition of MATerials In ContainerS) project reflects our commitment to sustainability and innovation.

"It is a tremendous honor to be recognized in the top 3 of the Technology category. But to also unexpectedly appear in the Global Impact category clearly reflects our efforts in the field of sustainability and technological innovation. This moment surpasses all our expectations and fills us with profound pride." - Ronny, CEO of ACA Group & Francis Huysman, Managing Director of Valipac.

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Rematics: Transforming Waste Management

Rematics is a transformational project that primarily focuses on creating a positive impact on society and the environment. Instead of solely reducing negative impacts, its core objective is to address critical societal and environmental issues – the inefficient sorting of recyclable materials in waste streams and its resulting negative impact on the environment.

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Advanced Technology for Sustainable Change

By harnessing advanced technology, Rematics seeks to revolutionize waste sorting, increase recycling rates, and reduce waste incineration. The project aims to contribute positively to broader sustainability goals, societal well-being, and financial impact. Its influence extends beyond operations and touches waste management practices, environmental quality, and economic growth in the communities it serves.

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Sensitization for Sustainable Practices

Moreover, Rematics emphasizes the importance of sensitization on two fronts:

  • Among Waste Collectors: By fostering awareness among waste collectors, guiding them towards more effective sorting practices, and promoting their integral role in sustainable waste management.
  • Within Society: It extends this sensitization effort to society at large, educating citizens, companies, cities, and more about the significance of proper waste segregation. It encourages responsible disposal habits to collectively mitigate environmental harm.


Impact Analysis for Businesses 

In addition, the project introduces a dynamic avenue for impact analysis for companies. Through Rematics, businesses can conduct a comprehensive zero measurement before implementing any waste management actions. Subsequently, with ongoing monitoring and data-driven insights, companies can precisely track the effectiveness of their sustainability initiatives. This empowers organizations to make informed decisions, optimize their resource allocation, and continuously improve their waste reduction strategies.

Holistic Positive Impact

While the project's positive outcomes may indirectly reflect positively on our commitment to sustainability, its primary focus is on creating a positive impact for society, the environment, and the circular economy. By fostering sensitization, enabling impact analysis, and driving technological innovation, Rematics strives to catalyze positive change that reverberates across multiple dimensions of our shared world.

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