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 […]
“Maybe we can use tramlines to pick up plastic waste?” One way or another: how each city picks up its plastic waste
Reduce plastic waste! That's what we're striving for at PlastiCity. But different countries, different tactics. A new Plasticity report recommends that while in Ghent they could experiment with cargo boats, in The Hague they could split up the city in circles and provide each part with an adapted solution. They could even think of the […]
The four PlastiCity cities would like to talk to companies that recycle plastic industrial waste in their region.
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
Report: Replicable strategy to produce solutions for the collection, sorting and reprocessing of commercial and industrial plastic waste in urban environments
This report outlines a strategy to produce solutions for the collection, sorting and reprocessing of commercial and industrial (C&I) plastic waste in urban environments. The strategy has been developed by the consortium of the Interreg 2 Seas project “PlastiCity” and will be applied in test studies in four European cities over the course
During the webinar, the various project partners of PlastiCity in Ghent zoomed in on their role in the project and the assets in the Ghent region: a local and European policy with attention to clean technology and the circular economy, Ghent University as a unique knowledge partner specializing in the recycling of plastics in the […]
Op donderdag 22 april organiseerde de Stad Gent de webinar "Plastics: kopzorg of kans?" om partners en bedrijven een inkijk te geven en sterker te betrekken bij het PlastiCity project.
PlastiCity collaborates with a wide range of actors to create innovative local circular business models.
PlastiCity shipped a container of plastic waste, collected in The Hague from 15 partnering companies, to be tested in the Mobile Lab at Ghent University.
Kerstin Kleinhans from Ghent University presented PlastiCity at the 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns Mannheim 2020 where the City of Ghent also signed the European Circular Cities Declaration.