Cities are heavily dependent on external resources to meet the demands of their citizens. At the same time, cities are also responsible for the largest amount of generated waste. Urban administrations therefore have a crucial role in the development of the circular economy, where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible, and the generation of waste minimised.
The Zero Carbon Cities Action Planning Network will support partner cities to establish science-based carbon reduction targets, policies and action...
BluAct is a Transfer network of 7 European port cities including Piraeus, Mataro, Ostend, Galati, Matosinhos, Burgas and Salerno aiming to share good...
RESOURCEFUL CITIES is an URBACT Action Planning Network of ten European cities. This project seeks to develop the next generation of urban resource...
Recent experience suggests that it is necessary to promote a transition towards regional food systems. FOOD CORRIDORS encourages the creation of a...
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Introducing the Resourceful Cities Action Planning Network: Driving citizen centred, resource-based transition in cities across Europe
A citizen centred circular economy project with a difference, the Resourceful Cities concept was conceived by The Hague and Oslo, arising from their...
Find out why (and how) to share urban good practices!
The URBACT Programme Experts share their thoughts and expectations.
Marcelline Bonneau makes a case for changing habits, innovative incentives and the benefits of a circular economy.
Yvan Corbat, URBACT Lead Expert, says rewarding good behaviour still works! Case in point, in Santiago de Compostela (ES) local citizens are rewarded...