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CITIES is encouraging it's community members to have a more sustainable Christmas

Christmas is undoubtedly one of the happiest times of the year. Along with the holiday season, come the gifts for young and old ones. A side effect of this period,

On September 19 we took matter in our own hands and cleaned the streets in our neighbourhood

September 21st was World Cleanup Day and 20 million people in 179 countries joined forces to make their beaches, streets, forests and parks a little cleaner. This annual day is

We are developing an app to help our community reduce their plastic consumption

We are currently working hard on developing a plastic conscious lifestyle app. This app will guide you through a number of challenges which help you reduce your plastic footprint in

CITIES is developing an app to help residents reduce their plastic consumption
We have developed this poster to assist participants in managing repairing, reusing and recycling their bulky waste

There is huge potential for bulky waste to provide ongoing value to our community. This can either be through moving the item to a new home where it can be

Floor is WASTED's contact point within the municipality. Earlier this month we interviewed Floor in order to learn a bit about how she views WASTED and our role within the Noord community as waste managers.

When did you first become aware of the WASTED? Last spring my colleague Stef Le Fevre asked me if I wanted to supervise the implementation of the WASTED project from

Read about the exciting range of work, intern and other opportunities we have opening up!

There are many exciting opportunities opening up to join our team! The weather is starting to warm up and so are we. The expansion of FOODLOGICA and WASTED’s ongoing work with

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CITIES not only accelerates environmentally conscious behaviour, 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

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.

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

“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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