CIRC-PACK final event changed to webinar on solutions and Green Deal

11 March 2020

As a consequence of the ongoing Coronavirus situation in Europe, CIRC-PACK’s final event, a 'Breakfast at Sutainability’s‘ scheduled to take place in Brussels on March 17, has been changed to a webinar on the same date.

The webinar will focus on the same two central themes as originally planned for the final event: plastics in the circular economy and the CIRC-PACK solutions. It will take place from 10-11.15 on March ...

Utrecht shares insights about its pilot

17 February 2020

From September 2019 until January 2020, the Municipality of Utrecht has executed its PlastiCircle pilot. The main goal was to increase the amount of collected plastic packaging waste from inhabitants. In August 2019, participants were recruited by using digital and social media. At the end, 60 households enlisted for the pilot. A digital platform was used for two-way communication. Articles, videos and other content about plastic waste were sh...

Valencia pilot closes with high registration numbers and savings in the waste logistics

14 February 2020

The district of Sant Marcel·lí, in Valencia (Spain), has wrapped up the PlastiCircle pilot with a set of positive outcomes and results. A total of 1,462 citizens registered to take part in the pilot, that is 554 families were involved in the PlastiCircle activities. The most intense registration period was the pre-pilot and the first month of the pilot. Street informers played a big role in engaging people to join, by offering th...

PlastiCircle partners meet in Torino

11 February 2020

Representatives from the 20 European organisations involved in PlastiCircle met in Torino to share the progress and developments of the project and discuss the next steps. One of the hot topics were the pilots taking place in three cities: Valencia (Spain), Utrecht (the Netherlands) and Alba Iulia (Romania). The pilot in Valencia, which finished in October, was considered a success: over 550 families registered to take part in it. Participants...