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.
The corona pandemic is giving the plastic recycling industry hard times. PlastiCity partners are looking forward to turn this crisis in an opportunity.
Last July 10, the PlastiCity partners from The Hague presented their sustainable Cargo BIke for the collection of so-called 'lost plastics'. The Electric Cargo Bike will visit companies to collect their plastic waste.
On July 10, the PlastiCity partners from The Hague and alderman Liesbeth van Tongeren handed over the first 100 face shields made out of fully recycled PET to the Haga hospital in The Hague.
Research groups at Ghent University alleviate the irritation of mouth masks with an innovative gadget produced from sustainable and circular plastic.
The corona pandemic made social life to come to a halt, but PlastiCity project meetings continued. Esmée Dijt from our project partner The Hague gives an insight in her meeting routine.
Cheap oil might be beneficial for consumers, but it is detrimental for plastic recycling activities.
Future Earth, The Greening of Industry Network and the International Forum on Sustainable Value Chains are inviting to an online open forum on circular economy transition.
The call for a Green recovery from the corona crisis is sounding ever louder. We kicked of the week with a successful fundraiser, but more is needed to prevent this crisis from happening again.
PlastiCity partner Van werven is going through some rough times due to the corona crisis. Even so, they are taking learnings and looking ahead.