“An ambitious project with clear, consistent targets. We can deliver!” – César Aliaga on a critical year for PlastiCircle

14 January 2019

As the PlastiCircle project enters its most important year, project co-ordinator César Aliaga gives the lowdown on concrete targets and big plans for 2019 - when the team takes its innovations to pilot communities in Spain, the Netherlands and Romania.

PlastiCircle is one of a clutch of European Commission-funded initiatives aiming at a circular economy for plastics. What did this project set out to achieve specifically?

“Circular economy is here to stay,” EU policy expert tells PlastiCircle

8 January 2019

If 2018 was a whirlwind year in Brussels for the circular economy of plastics, 2019 promises to be very different with a changing of the guard at the European Commission and the European Parliament. To take stock of the situation for plastics in Europe, caught up with Annika Hedberg, senior policy analyst at the Brussels-based European Policy Centre (EPC).

Why did the circular economy of plastics make it so far up the E...

Ecoembes’ ‘TheCircularLab’ to Host Latest PlastiCircle Meeting

3 January 2019

The latest general meeting by the PlastiCircle consortium will be held in Logroño, Spain, later this month, as the team is welcomed to Europe’s first innovation centre on the circular economy.

On 22-23 January 2019, the PlastiCircle team will be hosted by Spanish recycling and eco-design organisation Ecoembes – and specifically at ‘TheCircularLab’ located in Logroño in the Rioja region.


Valencia Citizens Take Active Role in PlastiCircle Innovations

5 November 2018

The neighbourhood of San Marcelino (Sant Marcel-lí) in Valencia, Spain, has hosted an interactive workshop on better recycling of urban waste – part of a PlastiCircle initiative to boost local participation in the project’s many innovations.

On 23 October 2018, more than 30 people who live or work in the San Marcelino area linked up with PlastiCircle to contribute ideas on better waste separation and recycling in the...