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  • 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”
    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
    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
    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…

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