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NRK Recycling organized the Plastics Gone Circular Congress to bring together actors from citizens to members of parliament in a push to close the plastic loop, making plastic the standard in sustainable raw materials.
Want to earn 90 EUR at Amsterdam’s Gay Pride Parade, while supporting a good cause and helping keep the city clean? Then you should definitely be a WASTED Soldier.

Amsterdam’s Gay Pride Parade is one of the city’s biggest annual events, drawing 1,000,000 people into the streets. With this mega celebration, comes mega waste. That’s where you step in.

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.
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.

Let’s celebrate our addiction to plastic! Join us alongside diverse leaders in progressive plastic knowledge and practice to experience, discuss and debate our shared opportunities for shaping a more sustainable Plastic Era.

Have you heard of plastiglomerates? They’re hybrid rocks embedded with plastic, marking plastic’s place in the planet’s geological composition. It’s safe to say we’ve reached a point in history when

Get WASTED. Give plastic. Get rewards. WASTED teams with local businesses and cultural organizations to generate plastic-valued rewards for WASTED Neighbors.

Phase 3! Soon, WASTED will be in full functional form – with our Laboratory built, plastic being collected, WASTED Blocks being made, the School Package educating and Reward System rewarding!

Chosen from a pack of inspirational speakers at Pakhuis de Zwijger, WASTED Project Manager Barbara Koole presented WASTED at TEDxAUCollege the 4th of March 2015.
Starting in 2015, CITIES’ new project WASTED dives into community-activated plastic up-cycling and reprocessing, starting the week of 12-16 January with the WASTED Design Club, focused on realizing the WASTED Block and the blueprint for a full-on neighborhood WASTED Laboratory.

DAY ONE: INTRODUCTION AND BLOCK DESIGN Day one at the WASTED Design Club started out as you might think: Introductions. CITIES’ co-founder and managing director Francesca Miazzo and WASTED project

In number 73 of Pakhuis de Zwijger’s What’s Up series, Trash 2.0, CITIES joins waste and plastic practitioners to question trash vs. treasure, exploring up-cyling, dumpster diving, local community waste activation in Noord, and more – don’t miss it: 13 January, 20h00.

The upcoming What’s Up?: Trash 2.0 series visits the world of leftovers, trash, and debris, questioning the notion: is one man’s trash another man’s treasure? In this new series, CITIES’

Plastic is precious, yet wasted abundantly. Dave Hakkens fills in where the big players cannot, offering innovative designs to bring small scale plastic recycling and processing into new materials to your own neighborhood.
Designer and researcher Florie Salnot integrates empathetic research, inclusive design and waste reuse to co-create solutions that empower women and better people’s lives.
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