Warp it in Sunderland

Categories: Eco Consumption, Material fractions, Technical and Research, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Communication and Education, Industrial and Territorial Ecology

Organisation: Sunderland City Council

Main partners:

Localisation: Sunderland (United Kingdom)

Summary

The Sunderland Partnership is a collaboration between numerous public and private institutions, as well as the community and voluntary sectors, to improve the quality of life for all city inhabitants. One of its programmes oversees the active sharing of “end-of-life” products in order to reduce costs and avoid waste. Warp It, a software program that enables different organisations in a particular region to connect and exchange products, is used to achieve these objectives.

Procurement of low environmental impact road maintenance in Fiumicino

Categories: Construction Material, Economic, Eco Consumption, Waste Prevention, Recycling, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other Fractions

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Municipality City of Rome Capital

Localisation: Fiumicino municipality

Summary

This circular economy good practice focuses on the procurement of low environmental impact road maintenance that has been implemented by the Municipality of Fiumicino, with recyled content asphalt, cold laid.

Amsterdam Strategy for Circular Economy

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

Organisation: Amsterdam Municipality

Main partners:

With the support of:

With the financial support of:

Localisation: Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Summary

The Municipality of Amsterdam has released several documents on their strategy for working towards a circular economy. This strategy includes innovative business models, awareness raising activities and resource management projects. This factsheet gives a brief summary and insight into some of these documents and the partner associations working to enact these strategies.

By-products exchange platform in Catalonia

Categories: Construction Material, Biogenic fraction, Paper, Metal, Glass, Material fractions, Technical and Research, Energy, Plastic, Water, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other Fractions

Organisation: Agència de Residus de Catalunya (Waste Agency of Catalonia)

Main partners:

Localisation: Catalonia (Spain) (provides service to companies all over Spain)

Summary

In 1991 the first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Waste Agency and the Catalan Chambers was signed, and since then subsequent agreements have been in place to provide the By-product Exchange service with the support of the public administration.