Apricot and peach kernels, salt used for salting meat: since February 2017, in Emilia Romagna, they have no longer been considered special waste to be disposed of, originating from the processing phase of the agribusiness, but they have officially been upgraded to the status of by-products. In other words, potential materials to re-use in other production supply chains or for other purposes. And since March, black liquor has been added to the list of matter recovery products. Black liquor is the liquid substance generated by the paper industry as a residue of wood leaching into the pools where pulp to produce paper is obtained. So, even this waste will enjoy a post mortem life. In relation to innovative measures supporting the circular economy, Emilia Romagna is still ...