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.
This Action Planning network aims to design integrated urban policies in the building sector, a major consumer of raw materials. Since there is a gap...
Tropa Verde is a Transfer network to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour that empowers citizens to reuse and recycle. Combining web...
RESOURCEFUL CITIES is an URBACT Action Planning Network of ten European cities. This project seeks to develop the next generation of urban resource...
This Transfer network builds upon the "Management model of Urban gardens in Rome" Good Practice, in order to transfer to EU cities...
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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.