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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

We have developed this poster in order to assist participants in managing repairing, reusing and recycling their bulky waste throughout the WASTED system.

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

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
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 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

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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