Reduce lost plastics

PlastiCity aims to increases commercial and industrial plastic waste recycling rates in The Hague, Southend on Sea, Ghent and Douai.

ORGANISATIONS

Solutions for lost plastics

Waste owners, designers, recyclers, policy makers, NGOs, waste management companies, logistic companies, plastic manufacturers and universities work together in PlastiCity to create innovative and local circular business models within the plastic value chain.
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RESEARCH

Replicable strategy

to produce case- specific solutions for collection, sorting and reprocessing of waste plastic.

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PlastiCity cities

In PlastiCity, four cities from the Interreg 2 Seas region join forces to develop new strategies and solutions to increase the recyclability of lost plastics.

Southend-on-Sea

Located on the seafront, Southend-on-Sea is committed to minimising the impact of plastics on the environment and the ocean.
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Douai

The Douai region has a strong industrial past, looking to renew and keep up with future industrial revolutions.
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The Hague

The Hague, with its many offices, retail and SME’s, is scaling up it’s plastic recycling efforts.
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Ghent

Strong connections with research institutes make Ghent a talent hub, pioneering in new logistics, separation and recycling technologies.
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Our Partners

PlastiCity follows a quadruple helix co-creation process involving industry, government, research and citizens. Our partners bring together a diverse range of urban and academic skills, expertise and approaches. They are active in different national and local systems. This enables us to identify best practices and to develop a replicable model relevant to other urban environments in the 2Seas region.

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Latest news and updates

From toilet seat to beer holder: PlastiCity explores ideas for recycled products
March 30, 2022, , , ,

From toilet seat to beer holder: PlastiCity explores ideas for recycled products

In February and March 2022 the first PlastiCity Design Workshops were organised in Southend and in The Hague. In one of the first interactive sessions since the pandemic, the participants
“Every city does it in their own way. In The Hague, we do it locally.” Interview with Ger Kwakkel who works for The Hague and PlastiCity
January 26, 2022,

“Every city does it in their own way. In The Hague, we do it locally.” Interview with Ger Kwakkel who works for The Hague and PlastiCity

Den Haag (The Hague) is an impressive city, most famous for its International Court of Justice, the beautiful seaside and of course their Haagse Bollen. Yup, even in bakeries they are true innovators.
“We laid the ground, now it’s time for action!” Interview with Rachel Bass, UK
January 25, 2022,

“We laid the ground, now it’s time for action!” Interview with Rachel Bass, UK

You could describe Rachel Bass as an eco grasshopper, jumping from one sustainable project to the other.

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