ARECAustria Recycling (AREC) is working in sustainable industrial development at the interface between economy and environment, acting as a bridge between industry and environment. AREC supports enterprises and communities in particular in the process of the implementation of management systems, by technical and organizational consulting, empowerment of people and training for an eco-efficient, sustainable economic manner as well as in financial and social matters.

Primary Contact

Mr. Stefan Melnitzky

Austria Recycling (AREC)
Obere DonaustraBe 71
1020 Wien, Austria

Phone:  +43 1 21456-00
Fax: +43 1 21456-16

Team Members

Dr. Thomas Dielacher,

Mr. Christian Angerbauer,

Mr. Markus Moeller,


ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-2016) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACIDLOOP is targeted specifically at the Indian metal finishing industry.  It aims to introduce technology innovation for acid recovery as well as resource efficiency that would lead to improved environmental quality and combat pollution.  The activities is taking place in various locations in northern, western and southern India.


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