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“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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A community initiative to foster collaborative waste separation
We will only attain ecological conversion when it becomes socially desirable. CITIES found a way to make it desirable both socially and economically.

Circularity and connectivity are what almost all living systems have been based on since the big bang. Why almost? People are still firmly accustomed to the linear thinking – we take, we

WASTED Educational Packages is an entertaining and fun way to become a Plastic Expert now

Plastic was thought to be a solution. It was created to allow product affordability as it was a cheap material to produce and package products. This came with multiple socioeconomic

WASTED presents a 3-year vision and strategy for Plastic Free Amsterdam Arena by 2020

Amsterdam Arena is a frontrunner in creating smart solutions for metropolitan challenges and contemporary societal issues. The Amsterdam Arena Innovation Center counts almost two years of generating perfect ecosystem for a cross-sectoral

With nearly 700 member households in Amsterdam Noord, the Municipality is no longer able or willing to provide the support we need to increase local plastic recycling even further. Now YOU CAN SAVE WASTED NOORD!

At its core, WASTED is a project about communities and citizens – the vibrant heart of city life that defines how we live today, and how we live tomorrow. Kicking off

The 10-week plastic race ended with increased recycling rates and awareness, and the donation of two recycled-plastic picnic tables.

For 10 weeks, from April through June 2016, WASTED engaged the residents of Java- and KNSM-island in a race to recycle more plastic waste in their neighborhoods. In collaboration with

Our WASTED Soldiers are armed and ready to storm the streets and canals by foot and boat to recycle during Amsterdam’s Gay Pride Canal Parade! They’ll also be giving out rewards to all the virtuous do-gooders who help keep the streets clean!

WASTED Soldiers storming streets? Armed and ready to recycle? Rewards? What are we talking about? How does it work? Amsterdam’s Gay Pride Canal Parade is one of the city’s biggest

FabCity is a self-sufficient micro-society emerging April through June 2016 to explore current solutions to tomorrow’s biggest urban challenges – like plastic waste. CITIES brings a not-to-be-missed 4-part inside look into plastic’s many possibilities.
FabCity is a self-sufficient micro-society, emerging April through June 2016 to explore current solutions to tomorrow’s biggest urban challenges – like plastic waste. CITIES brings a not-to-be-missed inside look into plastic’s grand potential.

A small island just off Amsterdam’s mainland is being transformed into a self-sufficient micro-society exploring the future of everyday living. It’s called FabCity – the cornerstone of the Europe by

WASTED teamed with the Municipality of Amsterdam to organize a community cleanup day in Amsterdam North.

In 2016, National Cleanup Day was on May 19th. In connection to this, WASTED teamed with the Municipality of Amsterdam to organize a community (litter) cleanup day in Amsterdam North.

On 17 February 2016, we welcomed the students of the Gymnasium Haganum in The Hague and their French exchange students to have a three-part WASTED workshop at the Gele Pomp, located in Amsterdam Noord’s Noorderpark. During the morning workshop, we helped make students aware of our collective plastic addiction; taught them how to recognize different types of plastic during a Plastic Archeology lesson; and showed them how to reprocess locally recycled plastic waste.
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