Reduce lost plastics
PlastiCity aims to increases commercial and industrial plastic waste recycling rates in The Hague, Southend on Sea, Ghent and Douai.
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.What we can do for you
to produce case- specific solutions for collection, sorting and reprocessing of waste plastic.Download the report
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.
Located on the seafront, Southend-on-Sea is committed to minimising the impact of plastics on the environment and the ocean.About this city
The Douai region has a strong industrial past, looking to renew and keep up with future industrial revolutions.About this city
The Hague, with its many offices, retail and SME’s, is scaling up it’s plastic recycling efforts.About this city
Strong connections with research institutes make Ghent a talent hub, pioneering in new logistics, separation and recycling technologies.About this city
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.
Latest news and updates
The PlastiCity Project comes to an end. Stay in touch with local Urban Platforms and project partners
The PlastiCity will stop its activities at the end of March 2023. But the work isn’t over yet and all regions involved in the project have chosen or are developing
PlastiCity in a nuttshell: an impression of the closing event in Ghent on 8 December 2022
We were honoured to welcome everyone during the closing event on 8 December 2022 in Ghent. Even though the regions involved continued their efforts to accomplish a higher recycling rate
The Urban Water Tree as an example of how the City of Ghent could incorporate recycled plastics in their path towards climate neutrality
The City of Ghent embraces circularity with projects such as the Circuit Circulair contest, Gent Flipt, Circular Kickstart, Capture etc.In order to facilitate an easy transition towards a more circular