Green Public Procurement in Sardinia

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Construction Material, Legal, Paper, Economic, Eco Consumption, Metal, Glass, Communication and Education, Plastic, EEE, Collaborative Economy, Other Fractions

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Autonomous Region of Sardinia – Environmental Department

Main partners:

  • SASI – Servizio Sostenibilità Ambientale  e Sistema Informativo (Environmental Sustainability Information System)

Localisation: Autonomous Region of Sardinia/Italy

Summary

The Autonomous Region of Sardinia, first Italian region to introduce its own regional strategy for green purchases, developed a new regional plan for Green Public Procurement (GPP). The main policy strategy is the PAPERS, a regional plan, containing objectives and actions to implement green and social criteria for public procurement also within the Operational Programme European Regional Development Fund (OP ERDF) 2014-2020.

Koopera Reusing Centre

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Legal, Paper, Metal, Eco Consumption, Economic, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention, Glass, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Communication and Education, Plastic, EEE, Wood, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: Red Social Koopera Gizarte Sarea

Main partners:

Localisation: Basque Country/Spain

Summary

Koopera Reusing Centre is the first comprehensive state plan in Spain for the collection and reuse of different kinds of goods, from clothes to books and appliances, envisioning zero waste together with social inclusion. Goods get collected, prepared for reuse and sold in the Koopera stores for an accessible price. In the Basque Country, a voice-recognition system has been implemented for the sorting of waste.

Paper recycling in Cádiz

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Legal, Paper, Communication and Education, Recycling

Organisation: Municipality of Cádiz

Main partners:

Localisation: Cádiz/Andalusia/Spain

Summary

This practice concerns the collection system for recyclable paper and cardboard implemented in the City of Cádiz. The system, supported by information and communication campaigns, boosted selective collection of paper and cardboard in the municipality, reaching 81% in 2015.

Underground containers in Florence

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Paper, Legal, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, Recycling, Land use

Organisation: City of Florence

Main partners:

Localisation: Florence/Tuscany/Italy

Summary

The City of Florence implemented an underground waste collection system in the historical city centre to reduce the aesthetic impact of waste and boost selective collection. This was done in combination with an archaeological surveillance procedure which allowed the valorisation of eventual archaeological findings made during the digging phase, enriching the historical knowledge of the city.