Circular Friesland Strategy

Categories: Construction Material, Biogenic fraction, Eco Design, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Eco Production, Paper, Business models, Legal, Eco Consumption, Metal, Economic, Waste Prevention, Glass, Technical and Research, Material fractions, Energy, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Plastic, Communication and Education, EEE, Water, Recycling, Product Service Systems, Land use, Wood, Biodiversity, Other bulky items, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other Fractions, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: Circular Friesland Association

Main partners:

Localisation: Friesland (NL)

Summary

The Circular Friesland Association (Vereniging Circulair Friesland) was initiated by coorporations within Friesland, later drawing in the provincial municipalities as partners. There was an acceptance that future business models would have to change due to the changing state of natural resources. In Friesland the chains are short and most parties are already familiar with eachother, allowing the concept of circular economy to be absorbed in the transition that was already taking place within the area.

Procurement of recycled cartridges in Rome

Categories: Economic, Eco Consumption, Recycling, Other Fractions

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Metropolitan City of Rome Capital

Localisation: Rome

Summary

This good practices factsheet focuses on the tender for the acquisition of recycled cartridges by the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital.

Sustainable procurement of office supplies in Ghent

Categories: Paper, Eco Consumption, Economic, Recycling, Other Fractions

Tags: procurement

Organisation: City of Ghent

Localisation: Ghent (Belgium)

Summary

In 2008, the City of Ghent put the Ghent 2020 action plan into place, setting the policy scene for concrete actions for a sustainable, inclusive and open society. This good practice factsheet focuses on the city of Ghent’s procuremet of paper and office supply.

Multi-use wine bottle project in Styria

Categories: Economic, Glass, Technical and Research, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Communication and Education

Organisation: Styrian Chamber of Agriculture

Main partners:

  • Styrian FA19D Waste and Material Flow Management
  • Styrian winegrowing enterprises

Localisation: Styria (Austria)

Summary

This action was organised in 2011 as a pilot project by the Specialised Division 19D Waste and Material Flow Management of the Styrian Provincial Government and the Wine Department of the Styrian Chamber of Agriculture in collaboration with Styrian winegrowers, SPAR supermarkets and the friends of Styrian quality wines. The action aimed to increase the quantity of Steiermarkflaschen that are refilled after their first use.