Leeuwarden enhances circular procurement through startup incubator programme

Leeuwarden enhances circular procurement through startup incubator programme

Leeuwarden is the first pilot project for the startup Zuen&Co, specialised in water-saving water tabs, tackling water shortage. The initiative is part of the Startup in residence programme launched by the Netherlands to connect startups and the public sector. The Startup in Residence programme aims at encouraging the establishment of public procurement contracts with innovative…

Regional workshop                                                       “Circular Purchases: Challenges and Opportunities”

Regional workshop “Circular Purchases: Challenges and Opportunities”

Coimbra hosts workshops to upskill staff and companies on circular economy CIM-Region of Coimbra, as part of the CircLocal project, will hold two workshops for municipal staff and companies, respectively, on November 30 and December 7, 2021. Paula Cayolla Trindade and Jorge Alexandre, both experts of the National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG), will lead the…

Municipality of Leeuwarden goes circular with IT equipment

Municipality of Leeuwarden goes circular with IT equipment

As of June 2021, Leeuwarden municipality has implemented a new contract for the delivery of IT equipment, that gives special attention to the circularity of the products. This mainly concerns the reuse of devices and the sustainable processing of raw materials.Laptops, screens, tablets and mobile phones that are written off after 3 years can be…

Third interregional workshop showcases circular practices of Novo Mesto

Third interregional workshop showcases circular practices of Novo Mesto

The Municipality of Novo mesto (Slovenia) will host Circlocal’s 3rd Interregional Workshop on 6 and 7 October 2021, from 10:00 to 12:00 (CEST). The region will feature innovative practices in circular economy spanning the fields of public procurement, such as goods and materials upcycling, waste and forestry management. The Municipality of Novo Mesto is one…

Second interregional workshop next 5 and 6 July

Second interregional workshop next 5 and 6 July

CIM Região de Coimbra, one of the CircLocal consortium partners, will host the 2nd Interregional Workshop on 5 and 6 July 2021, between 10:00 and 12:00 (CEST). The workshop will showcase good practices in circular economy encouraged by the region of Coimbra (Portugal) in the fields of public procurement, materials and goods upcycling, forestry, waste,…

Leeuwarden and Fryslân region share good practices at the interregional workshop

Leeuwarden and Fryslân region share good practices at the interregional workshop

Discover the best practices adopted by Leeuwarden and Frysland region in circular procurement. Presented at the interregional workshop on 26 April, they provide insights on Raw Materials Flow Analysis, Biobased Cycling Bridge, Circular-built bridge operating central, and Rapid Circular Contracting. The workshop focused interesting regional practices that are put in place at the local level…

First interregional workshop for CircLocal

First interregional workshop for CircLocal

The first interregional Workshop for CircLocal took place the 26/04/2021, split up into a morning session from 10.00 – 11.50 and after that, an afternoon session from 15.00 – 16.45 (CEST). In addition, the workshop that Identify follow-ups projects for the structures and processes that work to incorporate social and environmental elements and an open…

Public Procurement: Key Driver Towards the Circular Economy

Public Procurement: Key Driver Towards the Circular Economy

As the world population increases and economies progressively rely on linear (rather than circular) production to meet their demand for energy, water and food among others, companies have been under enormous pressure to find resources and accommodate waste and emissions. Although, only a small share of the total is reused or recycled as secondary materials,…

Regional Workshop: A Greener and More Resilient Europe

Regional Workshop: A Greener and More Resilient Europe

Europe Direct from Coimbra Region, in partnership with the CircLocal project, will launch the Webinar “European Circular Economy Plan: a cleaner and more competitive Europe”, on April 16, at 2.30 pm, on the webex online platform. This session will discuss over the European Circular Economy Plan, moreover presenting examples of good practice in the area…

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