Antwerp Circular South Zoom-In: CIRCUIT in the focus

Project : Antwerp Circular South - engaging the community in an online and offline circular economy
City : Antwerp
Short description
UIA Expert Marcelline Bonneau presents the first steps of CIRCUIT – the Circular South Community Centre. As she explains, “the Antwerp Circular South project positions circularity as a community challenge for the New South district (a newly created district in Antwerp) and to engage its new residents in co-creating online and offline initiatives to change their consumption behaviours. A number of advanced technical solutions covering different resource streams (energy, water and waste) will be tested."

Kick-off ICCARus in Ghent

Project : ICCARus (Gent knapt op) - Improving housing Conditions for CAptive Residents in Ghent
City : Ghent
Short description
On 21 March, the ICCARus Kick-off event took place in Ghent. During this festive event in one of the selected project-areas Muide-Meulestede-Afrikalaan, all partners and a lot of intermediaries gathered for the start.

Antwerp Circular South at the 11th meeting of the Urban Agenda Partnership on Circular Economy

Project : Antwerp Circular South - engaging the community in an online and offline circular economy
City : Antwerp
Short description
Marcelline Bonneau, expert for the UIA Antwerp Circular South project, seized the opportunity to strengthen the links between UIA and the Urban Agenda Partnership on Circular Economy, as well as in-between the initiatives happening on the ground, while attending the 11th meeting of the Partnership in Oslo on 28 March 2019.

A2UFood 2nd Project Management Team and Board Meeting

Project : A2UFood - Avoidable and Unavoidable Food Wastes: A Holistic Managing Approach for Urban Environments
City : Heraklion
Short description
A2UFOOD partners held their second meeting on 25-26 February 2019 in Athens at Harokopio University to discuss progress of the project and work together towards the goal of circular economy, source separation and enhancement of composting in the Municipality of Heraklion.

Project Presentation at the BIOHEC-LIFE Workshop

Project : A2UFood - Avoidable and Unavoidable Food Wastes: A Holistic Managing Approach for Urban Environments
City : Heraklion
Short description
The A2UFood Project was presented to Greek stakeholders interested in renewable energies, sustainable transportation, social economy, energy independence and waste recycling during the GECCO-BIOHEC-LIFE Project Workshop.

Visit of the European Commissioner, Corina Creţu, to MILMA project

Project : MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project
City : Fuenlabrada
Short description
Corina Creţu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy in the European Commission since 2014, visited Fuenlabrada and the MILMA project. She set Fuenlabrada as an example in employment and development policies within the European Union. Moreover, she highlighted the pro-European spirit of the Mayor of Fuenlabrada Javier Ayala.

Designing and modelling the city!

Project : Urban infra revolution - Circular economy materials and novel method development to produce recyclable and functional urban construction products
City : Lappeenranta
Short description
The City of Lappeenranta, the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Design Reform and have been working together on developing the virtual modelling of the city. Several selected areas in the city centre will be modelled and the future visions of 2030 and 2050 are created describing the anticipated city views.

Large-scale renovation of the Voorterstraat

Project : Super Circular Estate - First Circular Social Housing Estate for 100% Material and Social Circularity
City : Kerkrade
Short description
On 21 March a milestone took place for the UIA project Super Circular Estate. The demolition works of the high-rise flat on the Voorterstraat started. The Social Services Planning is a unique element about the high-rise flat of the Voorterstraat, and an important part of the Super Circular Estate project.

Let’s boost the local economy!

Project : B-MINCOME - Combining guaranteed minimum income and active social policies in deprived urban areas
City : Barcelona
Short description
A new municipal currency has been launched as part of the B-MINCOME project and it seems to be producing good results.