1. Home
  2. Investors
  3. Newsroom

Renewing Waste, through Art

11 May 2022

Renewi, European market leader in waste management and recycling, aims at 'protecting the world by giving used materials a new life'. Renewi plays an important and innovative role in both the processing and supply of high-quality recycled materials. Renewi has 6,500 employees and an extensive network of 165 locations all over Europe.

By exhibiting a work of art made from discarded materials, Renewi wants to show the world how to give used materials a new life. The work of art should radiate sustainability and circularity.

This call is to all artists, both students and professionals, artists and designers, national and international, who see climate and sustainability as a priority.


The artwork will be exhibited in different locations in Belgium and should therefore be modular and movable.


Renewi provides the materials for production such as wood, plastic, glass, ...
The location where you can collect your materials will depend on the type of material required. Different locations in Flanders and Wallonia qualify for this.

Design criteria

  • Weather and wind proof
  • Dismountable
  • Transportable by one of Renewi’s vehicles
  • 3D design
  • Renewi becomes owner of the design/artwork

Content Dossier

  • Biography / CV of the designer/artist
  • Concept; sketches and maquette
  • Extensive, detailed description of the artwork (dimensions, composition, materials....)
  • ...


Deadline submission of dossier: 7 June 2022 14:00h

Submit your dossier to the following address
Renewi Belgium NV
Ms Karen De Baets
Durmakker 39
9940 Evergem, Belgium
Email: marcom@renewi.com

Selection procedure and announcement of winner

Announcement of 5 finalists : 14 June 2022

This selection of 5 designers will get the opportunity to present their design/artwork to the jury on 23 June, 2022.

Presentation finalists : 23 June 2022
Site Renewi Vilvoorde
Mechelsesteenweg 642,
1800 Vilvoorde,

Our Renewi employees, together with an external jury (established artist and curator) will choose the preferred artwork.

Publication of the winning design/artwork on the www.renewi.com
Deadline production: 31 August 2022
Official unveiling: TBD (early September)


Production budget is maximum €30,000
Professional fee: € 5000

For questions
Karen De Baets :
Tel. 0486 90 78 84
Mail: karen.de.baets@renewi.com