Waste management data center in Greater Porto area

Categories: Technical and Research, Recycling

Organisation: LIPOR - Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater Porto

Localisation: Greater Porto, Norte Region, Portugal

Summary

This Waste Management Platform set up by LIPOR aims to contribute to the optimization of logistics, namely the possibility of monitoring waste flows through wireless communication technologies.

URBANREC app – The app on bulky waste for re-use and recycling

Categories: Economic, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Recycling, Metal, Glass, Plastic, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: IMOG

Localisation: Harelbeke, South- west Flanders (BE)

Summary

The URBANREC app is especially devoted to bulky waste reduction and recycling. This app fills the gap between the re-use center, inhabitants, and IMOG (intermunicipal association for public health in South-West-Flanders).

Circular economy strategy of Glasgow

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

Organisation: Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Main partners:

  • Zero Waste Scotland
  • Glasgow City Council
  • Circle Economy

Localisation: Glasgow (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.

Circular economy approach of Lombardy region

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Eco Design, Eco Production, Eco Consumption, Waste Prevention, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Recycling, Product Service Systems, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Collaborative Economy, Resources, Construction Material

Organisation: 1) - Regione Lombardia; 2) ARPA Lombardia

Main partners:

  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Assolombarda

Localisation: Lombardia (IT)

Summary

The Lombardy Region implemented several actions and strategies at regional level to keep the circular economy as central element in the development of its territory. The strategy focuses on a set of regional plans that touch themes such as EU funds, environmental communication, sustainable development, engagement of SMEs, waste management. Furthermore, the Lombardy Region is partner in Eu funded projects, which foster the mainstreaming of the circular economy approach in the development of regional and local policies.