Discussion group Innovative waste management solutions and resource efficiency | New discussion June 2017

A discussion group, Innovative waste management solutions and resource efficiency, has been created on the Procurement Forum as a discussion platform for the Interest Group of the PPI4Waste project.

The aim of the Interest Group is to foster knowledge and exchange, and drive the uptake of innovative, sustainable, ready-to-use solutions in waste management across Europe.

The latest discussion of the Interest Group includes:

How can urban metabolism lead to a circular economy and a more sustainable future for cities

Dear all,

We’d like to announce the first UrbanWINS webinar that will take place next 5 July (11.00 – 12.30 CET).

It will be focused on “How can urban metabolism lead to a circular economy and a more sustainable future for cities?”



11.00 Welcome and introduction – Meritxell Díaz, Communications Officer, ICLEI European Secretariat

11.05 What is urban metabolism and how do UrbanWINS cities plan to use the results of their urban metabolism analysis? – Leonardo Rosado, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Division of Water Environment Technology, University of Chalmers, Sweden

11.25 Urban metabolism for tourism in Copenhagen. Introduction to the Urban Waste project and the waste management in the City of Copenhagen – Line Brogaard MSc. PhD, City Development, The Technical and Environmental Administration, City of Copenhagen

11.45 What is circular economy about? – Estela Grana, Sustainable Economy and Procurement Officer, ICLEI European Secretariat

12.05 Urban metabolism, a key step for circular cities – Paul Mul, Sustainability Consultant, Royal Har\skoning/DHV, The Netherlands

12.20 Questions and answers


To register, please, send an email to
Subject: Registration to the UrbanWINS webinar.

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