The generation of waste is one of the central concerns in urban agglomerations due to the urban population growth, economic burdens imposed on the municipal budget, and nuisances inevitably caused to the environment and local inhabitants. To optimise the system from a sustainability perspective, moving towards a more circular economy is necessary.
BioCanteens Transfer Network is about ensuring the distribution of sustainable school meals in participating cities as a key lever towards the...
URBACT networks and the ‘Just Transition’
Green, affordable energy and transport, support for SMEs and innovation. Our cities are taking action on climate+social justice.
Transition to circular economy: the ‘’power’’ of the building sector towards better cities
What does circular economy in the building sector mean to you in theory and where are we standing today? Which are the key challenges, the needs and...
2020, what we’ll be looking out for
The URBACT Programme Experts share their thoughts and expectations.
EU Green Week inspiration: 5 networks to watch
Ania Rok, URBACT programme expert, takes a close look at URBACT's 5 most environmentally friendly networks.
Tropa Verde: recycling - the gift that keeps on giving
Yvan Corbat, URBACT Lead Expert, says rewarding good behaviour still works! Case in point, in Santiago de Compostela (ES) local citizens are rewarded...