Using recycled plastic granules to make the city more livable, greener, more accessible and/or climate neutral participate in PlastiCity design thinking workshop
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 - from local designers to manufacturers and entrepreneurs – came up with product ideas for the plastic collected during the project’s collection
“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.
You could describe Rachel Bass as an eco grasshopper, jumping from one sustainable project to the other.
“Think in terms of solutions, not problems.” Interview with Gerko Brouwer, project leader at PlastiCity The Hague
Great change comes from great minds. Gerko Brauwer, project leader for PlastiCity in Den Haag, is one of those driving forces.
The 70 participants of PlastiCity The Hague that started separating plastic since July and August collected enough plastic to fill two shipping containers (67.3 m³ each) with plastic. That's about 850 kilos of plastic per container. The transport of the collected plastic business waste to the container couldn’t be done more Dutch: by bike.
As part of its PlastiCity campaign at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council we identified a need to introduce a brand-new green accreditation to motivate schools and businesses across the borough to reduce the amount of plastic waste they produce and increase their recycling rates through training and resources. The accreditation will use a point
The City of The Hague was the first partner to kick off the plastic waste collection in 2020 and continues with a second collection round! This year The Hague starts early (in July 2021) with highly motivated beach pavilions. The beach in The Hague is not only the eye catcher of the city, but also […]
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 […]
PlastiCity invites you to an interactive webinar where we connect the various stakeholders and exchange insights.