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WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look
"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

‘The Wasted City’ book suggests a new scenario for our urban life: circularity. One that is environmental as much as political, social and economic.

The past few years have shown an exciting recognition of the circular economy. Innovative enterprises are springing up all over the world; from the ‘Library of Things’ in London, tool

FOODLOGICA is the only electric powered company focused solely on local food transport. Greening the last-mine of food delivery in Amsterdam.

If you’ve ever found yourself in a new city, then you know that getting from point A to point B through labyrinthine streets of staggering complexity, can be a pretty



Sunday the 9th of September CITIES organized 'AMSTERDAM OOGST' - a farmer's market and local harvest event at the Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam-Noord.
Join us the 30th of may in Kriterion for the first episode of our CityPics film series on urban development, taking of with the documentary on Jane Jacobs' legacy.

You know our CITOPIA series, where we provide you with the best movies and documentaries about urban development in their relevant urban contexts. This time, we do it a little

Anke and Daan have been interviewing food producers, consumers and transporters in the Amsterdam Metropool. Finally we can analyze the results!

  After an intense week of contents analysis, today we were finally able to write down our fist ideas about the results, and how to communicate them. Will we be

First week of February - Follow CITIES coverage of Amsterdam most important sustainability events

  Thanks to  asterix611 on Flickr for the amazing picture The fist week of February seems to be really important for food and sustainability lovers in Amsterdam. We are not just talking about private

What about re-cycling commercial waste to create sustainable food packaging?

If you are one of our followers, you might know that we have been visiting the ICOVA recycle facilities in Amsterdam. We were awed by the potential of recycled waste!

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