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Exciting work is occurring in Scotland connecting community with soil

Soil City was initiated by Open Jar Collective to create space for conversation, participatory research and knowledge exchange about soil. Soil isn’t part of most everyday interactions, education or policies

WASTED has been conducting research and consulting with key stakeholders such as the Noord community, municipality, and thrift shops to develop a effective and equitable bulky waste management strategy

  As you probably already know, WASTED has been working on solutions to improve the management of bulky waste in Amsterdam. This is part of the City of Amsterdam’s wider

WASTED recently ran a user journey workshop to gauge participants experience with the WASTED system.

REPORT: WASTED User Journey Workshop   On Monday the 26th of February this year WASTED hosted a user journey workshop. The purpose was to gauge community perspectives and experiences in

Intern position: Operations

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This is great opportunity for students or people interested in sustainability and environmentally related subjects

Startup in Residence

Current Projects

Startup in Residence is an innovative collaboration between the City of Amsterdam and startups. The programme invites Dutch and international startups to devise innovative solutions to social issues. After two succesful programmes in 2015 and 2016, the City has decided to run the programme again in 2017.

WASTED TIMES NOORD

Current Projects

WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look
CITIES Foundation not only accelerates environmentally conscious behaviour and sustainable consumption, it essentially offers effective solutions for social inclusion
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

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

“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

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

"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

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