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, ... . […]
Plastic industrial waste from SOGO becomes valuable raw material: promising results of the test collection
The final test collection was performed in the spring of 2022 during a period of six weeks and concentrated on the shopping area South of Ghent (SOHO) and included mainly retail and hospitality services. For the final test collection a 2 bag system was used: transparent films without labels and rigids. • When looking at the amount of
Using recycled plastic granules to make the city more livable, greener, more accessible and/or climate neutral participate in PlastiCity design thinking workshop
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
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 invites you to an interactive webinar where we connect the various stakeholders and exchange insights.