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Current situation By now, it’s no secret that plastic waste suffocates our planet. Little is known and discussed, though, about the plastic-filtered cigarette butts. Almost 99% of all smokers worldwide

  A silent killer for the environment Every day, millions of smokers around the world have to look at prominent, graphic pictures on their cigarette packs. Pictures showing people dying

The problem Plastic straws and bags gain more and more public attention as environmental pollutants. But there is another, certainly more extensive, underlying problem that stays off the radar- cigarette

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,

WasteBuild is an event showcasing the most innovative projects towards a circular built environment

WasteBuild is the first and only international event dedicated to accelerating the transition towards a circular built environment. During this event, architects, engineers, developers and policymakers will exchange circular initiatives

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

Soon the residents of Amsterdam Noord will be able to use their WASTED coins for collective rewards

Since 2015, the residents of Amsterdam Noord can receive WASTED coins in return for their recycling efforts. They take pictures of their garbage bags at the associated recycling points and

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
By placing neighbourhood compost boxes we are stimulating organic waste separation

Organic waste is a valuable resource which consists of 26% of our household waste. Biogas can be detracted from the waste and, as most of us know, it can be

WASTED looks towards the future and takes on new challenges

  This 2018, WASTED successfully introduced the bulky waste into their system, promoting second life to items through reusing, repairing and recycling. Relying on innovation, an online reward option was activated

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

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