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 society you can't ignore plastics. And that's exactly the core challenge in the INTERREG PlastiCity project: we are investigating how we can

PlastiCity handbook with guidelines for local governments

We’ve developed a PlastiCity handbook to provide local or regional governmental organisations recommendations on how to establish a community of stakeholders for building new value chains and business cases for post-consumer non household plastic waste - the so called ‘lost plastics’ - in urban environments. Urban environments are major

PlastiCity Pledge launched in Southend-on-Sea, UK

A new PlastiCity Pledge has been announced to continue the recycling initiative across the City and organisations in Southend are invited to join. The PlastiCity pledge is designed to easily and quickly guide organisations to become more sustainable, fit for future regulation, and to increase plastic recycling in Southend’s schools and

Wrap-up of PlastiCity in Ghent on Decembre 8th

We are closing the PlastiCity project at the end of this year and invite you to a presentation of the project results. Throughout the duration of the project, we set up a lot of research into behaviour, logistic challenges, composition of post consumer non household plastic waste, setting up an urban plastic platform, ... . […]

Recycled plastics and urban challenges: design in a holistic way

On April 26, 2022, we were guests at Design Fest Gent for the kick-off of a design track on the application of recycled plastics in an urban environment. In order to boost the image of recycled plastics, we wanted to show that recycled plastics can also be used to create beautiful, sustainable, meaningful and saleable […]

This is how you help to recycle plastic industrial waste in Ghent

PlastiCity is looking for companies in Ghent that want to play an important role in the recycling of plastic industrial waste. Discover the advantages here. Collection, recycling and reuse of plastic company waste PlastiCity, a European-funded project running in Ghent, The Hague, Southend-on-Sea and Douai, is testing the viability of
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