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

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, Material fractions, Glass, Technical and Research, Energy, Plastic, Water, EEE, Wood, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other bulky items, 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.

Scotland strategy for circular economy

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

Organisation: 1) The Scottish Government; 2)Zero Waste Scotland

Main partners:

Scottish Government agencies including

Financial support of:

  • European Regional Development funds

Localisation: Scotland (UK)

Summary

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) was a programme set up in 2010 to support the implementation of the Scottish Government’s Zero Waste Plan. In 2014, ZWS became an independent not-for-profit company, funded by the Scottish Government to deliver circular economy and low carbon policy priorities. Scotland has realised the benefits of being a frontrunner in waste reduction and the government has consistently supported local authorities to drive up recycling rates. This ambition for a Zero Waste society evolved into strong support for a Circular Economy.