PUBLICITEIT

2021

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Bas joins the team!

Together with: Companynewheroes & Dutch Design Week

Exploded View is a quest by Company New Heroes for climate-friendly building materials that can be used on a large scale. The result of this search has been summarized in a model house that can be seen at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Our tiles are also incorporated in the model house. View more photos and videos here.

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Plek 42 in KVK innovatie top 100

Together with: Companynewheroes & Dutch Design Week

Exploded View is a quest by Company New Heroes for climate-friendly building materials that can be used on a large scale. The result of this search has been summarized in a model house that can be seen at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Our tiles are also incorporated in the model house. View more photos and videos here.

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Otger joins the team!

i.s.m. Trouw - de verdieping

Marianne Wilschut from Trouw came by to talk extensively about what we do. This resulted in a 2-page spread with photos made by Arie Kievit. A small excerpt from the article "Bagger a negative concept? No. Eva Aarts (22) and Wies van Lieshout (26) show what you can do with it". Read the rest here.

2020

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Margit joins the team!

Together with: Companynewheroes & Dutch Design Week

Exploded View is a quest by Company New Heroes for climate-friendly building materials that can be used on a large scale. The result of this search has been summarized in a model house that can be seen at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Our tiles are also incorporated in the model house. View more photos and videos here.

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DDW: Waterweg in Exploded View

Together with: Companynewheroes & Dutch Design Week

Exploded View is a quest by Company New Heroes for climate-friendly building materials that can be used on a large scale. The result of this search has been summarized in a model house that can be seen at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Our tiles are also incorporated in the model house. View more photos and videos here.

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Two page spread in Trouw

i.s.m. Trouw - de verdieping

Marianne Wilschut from Trouw came by to talk extensively about what we do. This resulted in a 2-page spread with photos made by Arie Kievit. A small excerpt from the article "Bagger a negative concept? No. Eva Aarts (22) and Wies van Lieshout (26) show what you can do with it". Read the rest here.

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Participation innovation relay

Together with: the Dutch state

The Innovation Relay wants to accelerate innovation and contribute to the economy and quality of life in the Netherlands. It is a versatile network and platform for innovation in the Netherlands. We participated in a video that you can view here. 

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Wies as Dutch Hope in Nieuwe Revu

Together with: The Nieuwe Revu

Nieuwe Revu portrays the leaders of tomorrow’s future. They contribute to moving the Netherlands move forward by asking the right questions and providing the answers themselves. This month Wies shares her vision, approach, and lessons from Waterweg. Read the whole article here. 

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Waterweg on the website of Eva Jinek

Together with EvaJinek.nl

The article about our vision to make cities with too much tiling sustainable and smarter on the website of Eva Jinek. We also talked about working as women in a men's world You can read it here.

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Article on HETKANWEL.NL

Together with HETKANWEL.NL

HETKANWEL (or IT IS POSSIBLE). is a blog about a greener and fairer living. We spoke to founder Wyke Potjer about what we do, what we stand for, and what obstacles we encounter along the way. She wrote a nice article that you can read it here.

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Together we crack the crisis!

Together with KRAAK DE CRISIS

Crack the crisis was set up by social entrepreneur Roos Jansen with the aim of getting out of this crisis more resilient. Waterweg applied, unfortunately, we made it just short of the final with 258 votes. We would like to thank you all for voting! Fortunately, good opportunities arose from this competition, for example, listen to this broadcast of Radio Circular in which we receive a 'good circular product' recognition.

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Eva in Financieel Dagblad top 50 Young Talents 

Together with: Financieel Dagblad

Financieel Dagblad selects 50 Young Talents every year who are passionate and promising. But above all: who are busy devising solutions to take the world further. Eva is also on the list this year. We are proud that she is on this list as co-founder of the idea of ​​making dredged building materials! You can find the whole article here.

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Wies was a speaker at PechaKucha # 42

Together with: PechaKucha Rotterdam

Wies was one of the inspiring speakers at the 42nd edition of PechaKucha Rotterdam. On 20-02-2020 she presented the story of Waterweg with 20 slides of 20 seconds. At the event, you could have also heard from Onno Blase, HUNC design, Health Heroes, Ari van Twillert, SuperUse studios, Studio Ruwedata and Ulrike Hahn.

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Starter of the month

Together with: Municipality of Rotterdam, Ondernemen010

In January we were the starter of the month by Ondernemen010! That is why Vincent and Matilda came to us to make a video about what Waterweg does. Do you want to get an idea of ​​what our day looks like? Or gain inspiration to get started with doing business in Rotterdam? Then watch the video on the website of Ondernemen010.

2019

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The media attention around the opening

Together with:  AD Regional, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Business, Soil News, Environment Web

We are happy to share some of the articles written in response to the opening of the dredging street at The Green Village! Here are some links to the articles: Duurzaam Ondernemen and Omgevingsweb about the "First circular tiles from Delfland dredging", AD Regionaal about "Walking over Delfland dredging" and Duurzaam Bedrijfsleven and Bodemnieuws about "Tiles from dredging in Delft". 

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CityLab010 grant awarded

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Opening of the first dredging street

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Top 30 ASN Bank World Award

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Article on Holland Trade and Invest

Together with: Holland Trade and Invest & NL Embassy Beijing

Here you will find a nice article that Holland Trade and Invest wrote about the origins of our company! A while later, the Dutch Embassy in Beijing also read this article and shared it on their Twitter account. Cool to see that what we do is also appreciated in China! account. 

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Waterweg in the Quote

Together with: Quote

The Quote edition of June 2019 has the theme 'Heel Holland Bouwt’ (The Netherlands is Building), very appropriate for Waterweg to appear there. In the Pitch column, Waterweg introduces itself as a start-up. In the article, we get the opportunity to tell about what we do, but also about what we need, namely: a launching customer! Are you or do you know such a launching customer for custom-made building blocks or paving stones? Then contact us!

Read the story in Quote via Blendle,, or on the Quote website

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Eva in the Sustainable Young 100

Together with: DJ100

We are proud of our colleague Eva who became a member of the Sustainable Young 100. This is a list of 100 young entrepreneurs, young professionals, and students who demonstrate that a sustainable future is possible. These frontrunners are a source of inspiration for each other and for the established order. We are proud that Eva has secured a place on the list with her commitment to Waterweg and the Young Climate Movement. You can find her story here.

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Waterweg at RTL Z

Together with: RTL Z

RTL-Z was present at the final of the Philips Innovation awards. Among other things, they chose Waterweg for an item about our vision for circular paving. Eva was therefore interviewed about exactly what Waterweg does. Watch the episode here.

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Philips Innovation Awards final

Together with: Philips

After an exciting preliminary round with pitches from 29 startups, Waterweg was honored to pitch at the final of the Philips Innovation Awards as a participant in the Rough Diamond League. Eva pitched in Theater Rotterdam in front of a room with almost 800 spectators! Unfortunately, we didn't win the Rough Diamond League, but what a cool experience it was, with many new insights and contacts. You can find the after movie of the final here.

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Philips Innovation Awards semi-finals

Together with: Philips

We were invited from more than 100 entries to participate in the semi-finals of the Philips Innovation Awards. Here we were on the innovation market together with 29 other start-ups and Simon pitched our innovative idea as a participant in the Rough Diamond League. The jury, consisting of managers with an entrepreneurial spirit, chose, among other things, Waterweg to pitch at the final in the Theater Rotterdam on 6 May. Would you like to come and see it? Click ​ here for tickets.

2018

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Second prize Circular Innovation Challenge

Together with: Unie van Waterschappen & Kirkmann Company

During the finals of the Circular Innovation Challenge, we pitch our climate-adaptive water-permeable tile made from dredging material. That was well-received, so that we are going home with a prize of 25,000 euros. This means that we came second within our challenge "A high-quality application of biomass flows"! Now it is up to us to enter into a partnership with one of the participating water boards to invest the prize in a pilot. To be continued ..

Click here for the entire article.

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Selected for Circular Innovation Challenge

Together with: Unie van Waterschappen & Kirkmann Company

From 17 September we are a participant in the Circular Innovation Challenge organized by the Union of Water Boards. From no fewer than 43 participants, we and 5 others were chosen as participants of the incubation process. This program focuses on business and product development and is supervised by the consultancy firm Kirkmann Company. We also have a chance of winning investment at the end of this challenge. Read more about the Circular Innovation Challenge here. 

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Winner BlueCity Circular Challenge

Together with: Hoogheemraadschap Delfland & BlueCity

On June 22, we won the BlueCity Circular Challenge. During this challenge, the Delfland Water Board offered us the residual flow of dredged material to come up with a high-quality application. During the final of the BlueCity Circular Challenge, Wies pitched our idea for making a leveling tile. Read more about our victory here.