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.
“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.
“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 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.
The four PlastiCity cities would like to talk to companies that recycle plastic industrial waste in their region.
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 […]
PlastiCity collaborates with a wide range of actors to create innovative local circular business models.
PlastiCity invites you to an interactive webinar where we connect the various stakeholders and exchange insights.
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.