PlastiCircle to highlight recycling reward scheme at Waste in Progress forum

19 February 2019

The PlastiCircle project is set to feature at the International Forum on Waste Management, Waste in Progress, on 6-8 March 2019 in Girona.

This is the third edition of the Waste in Progress international gathering, with this year’s line-up featuring a host of topics ranging from technological solutions for collection of municipal waste, to pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) solutions, to lab spaces for municipal waste management innovations...

PlastiCircle and ICLEI Europe to host ‘Circular Cities’ conference

5 February 2019

On 16 May, PlastiCircle and ICLEI Europe will host a special conference in Brussels on the circularity of plastics in Europe’s urban environments.

The collaboration between ICLEI Europe and the PlastiCircle project will gather EU policy makers, cities, industry and civil society for a full-day interactive conference at Scotland House – in the heart of Brussels’ EU quarter.

‘Circular Cities – Innova...

“We have set something which is irreversible” – European Commission’s Katainen on circular economy agenda

31 January 2019

On 31 January, European Commission vice-president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, addressed an international panel on the next steps for Europe’s circular economy and plastics agenda - beyond the 2019 European elections.

Also looking back at the last five years of European institutional action, Mr Katainen said that the European Union had set an “irreversible” agenda on the circular e...

Valencia, Utrecht and Alba Iulia to host PlastiCircle pilots in 2019

15 January 2019

The PlastiCircle project will move into top gear in 2019, with a series of pilot projects taking place in three European cities in the same calendar year.

In a recent interview, project co-ordinator César Aliaga said that 2019 will be a year of pilot action and innovation testing across the continent.

PlastiCircle, a Horizon 2020 project that aims to boost the quantity and quality of plastic packaging waste collected fro...