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Patrick’s experience with FOODLOGICA

As FOODLOGICA continues to grow, we took the opportunity to speak with Operations Assistant Patrick O'Callaghan to find out more about how it is to work for this company.

As FOODLOGICA continues to grow, we took the opportunity to speak with Operations Assistant Patrick O’Callaghan to find out more about how it is to work for this company. Hello Patrick where

Startup in Residence

Startup in Residence is an innovative collaboration between the City of Amsterdam and startups.

WASTED TIMES NOORD

WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look.

WASTED dreams big. One of its goals is to be an engine of both material and social design, where the social benefits of local neighborhood activation coincide with and enforce

Buren Zonder Stigma by CITIES Foundation

CITIES Foundation not only accelerates environmentally conscious behaviour and sustainable consumption, it essentially offers effective solutions for social inclusion.

CITIES Foundation designs and carries out sustainable, locally-rooted community projects. The Foundation is currently supported by the municipality of Amsterdam to empower communities living under the poverty line to afford

STICHTING BIOMEILER – HEAT FROM COMPOST @ THE WASTED CITY BOOK

“We try to bring all of the information to us and then we share it again to the other people.” - Frank Scholtens

In a truly circular economy, not a single drop of energy should be wasted. However, today we are far from this ideal; throwing away vast mountains of organic waste each

The Planet in Transition

Cities have been recognised as actors leading planetary transition

Over the last two years, cities have been recognised as actors leading planetary transition. They have been the key actors for achieving the targets set by major international agreements such

PLANT CHICAGO – SYMBIOTIC COMMUNITY OF FOOD BUSINESSES @ THE WASTED CITY BOOK

"We’re working to make our cities healthier and more efficient by developing and sharing the most innovative methods for sustainable food production, energy conservation and material reuse." – Jonathan Pereira

Increasingly disillusioned with industrial mega-farms that characterised much of our modern food system, many cities are witnessing a renewed interest in more socially and environmentally conscious systems of local food

The Wasted City & WASTED in Media

WASTED and The Wasted City have been grabbing the attention of media the world over.

It’s been a big and busy year for CITIES. The new and improved, fully digital phase of WASTED has now been rolled out including plastic-, textile-, paper- and glass waste.

SOLIDARITY FRIDGE – ONE NEIGHBOURHOOD, ONE FRIDGE @ THE WASTED CITY BOOK

A small, localised solution to a more endemic problem of food waste: “These little things are the things that change life, that change our reality.” – Ainhoa Crespo Gadea

We all create staggering quantities of waste; it’s become inherent part of our daily lives. But this waste creates large environmental and economic challenges for cities. In steps Solidarity Fridge (Nevera Solidaria

INSTOCK – TURNING FOOD SURPLUS INTO DELICIOUS MEALS @ THE WASTED CITY BOOK

The waste of yesterday is the ‘harvest of today’

In the transition towards circular cities, experience sharing is key. No two solutions will be the same, but the value gained from these experiences can be huge. This is the

Rethinking Plastic – Trash or Treasure?

Dave Hakkens in collaboration with WASTED and deBijenkorf made a Precious Plastic window installation to transform the societal perceptions and start seeing plastic trash as treasure.

Plastic was thought to be a solution… It was created to allow product affordability, mobility, replication and mass production. This indeed came with multiple socioeconomic benefits. However, the vicious plastic

The Brighton Waste House – ‘living laboratory’ for ecological architectural design @ The Wasted City Book

“There is no such thing as waste, there is just stuff in the wrong place.” Duncan Baker-Brown

There is no ‘one-size’ solution to make a city circular. That said, The Wasted City book demonstrates the heterogeneity of approaches, all of which are critical to further the development of circular

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