Procurement of low environmental impact printed materials in Rome

Categories: Paper, Economic, Eco Consumption, Recycling

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Metropolitan City of Rome Capital

Localisation: Rome

Summary

This good practices factsheet focuses on the tender for the acquisition of low environmental impact printed material by the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital.

Amsterdam Strategy for Circular Economy

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

Organisation: Amsterdam Municipality

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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.

Greenlab program for green business in Brussels

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Eco Design, Construction Material, Eco Production, Paper, Metal, Glass, Material fractions, Technical and Research, Energy, Communication and Education, Plastic, EEE, Water, Product Service Systems, Land use, Wood, Other bulky items, Biodiversity, Other Fractions, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: Impulse Brussels

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Localisation: Brussels Region (Belgium)

Summary

GreenLab (previously BSE Academy) has been created to develop the environmental markets in the Brussels-Capital Region and create jobs of all kinds. It offers an “accelerator programme” for projects covering areas such as circular economy, renewable energy and the environment with a focus on projects that have a technological component. Impulse takes care of the academy’s day-to-day running: over a six-month period, around 8-10 business start-ups (of 2-4 people with complementary profiles) receive guidance and support from Impulse itself and various experts and coaches. The aim of GreenLab is to ensure that by the end of the programme those start-ups have a pilot project tested and a business plan and a financial plan in place.

By-products exchange platform in Catalonia

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

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

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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.