Apply for the Raw Materials and Circular Societies Prize!

29 January 2020

Are you implementing new business models fostering repairing, reuse and sharing? Then, the Raw Materials anc Circular Societies Prize might be of interest to you. This call is specifically focused on ideas supporting the efficient implementation of the Circular Economy in Europe focused on the topics of repair, reuse, sharing economy/sharing platforms, and circular products. The deadline to submit the applications is next 31 May.

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European Green Deal: ‘Plastic packaging in EU reusable or recyclable by 2030’

12 December 2019

All plastic packaging products in European Union markets are to be reusable or recyclable by 2030, according to the text of the EU Green Deal unveiled yesterday by the European Commission.

Unveiled in Brussels by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, the European Green Deal sets the tone for a new growth strategy in the European Union, the central tenets of which are resource efficiency, the competitiveness of the bloc an...

"We have a lot of questions, and PlastiCircle will help us" - the latest from Utrecht's Eric Velthuizen

16 October 2019

At PlastiCircle we've turned our attention from Valencia to the project's second pilot in the Dutch city of Utrecht, where we'll be rolling out innovations in the disctrict of Terwijde. To get a feel for the new pilot, we caught up with Eric Velthuizen, project manager at Gemeente Utrecht, and co-ordinator of PlastiCircle activities in the city.

PlastiCircle’s second pilot phase has just begun in the city of Utrecht. But why do y...

PlastiCircle turns spotlight to Dutch city of Utrecht

8 October 2019

For the pan-European PlastiCircle consortium, last week’s flurry of intense activity marked the start of the second PlastiCircle pilot initiative. After a hugely successful pilot in Valencia, Spain, we now turn our attention to pilot number two in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

With the starting gun fired on 30 September, the Utrecht pilot has got off to a strong start. In the pilot district of Terwijde, more than 65 participants hav...