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The waste of yesterday is the ‘harvest of today’

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Dave Hakkens in collaboration with WASTED and deBijenkorf made a Precious Plastic window installation to transform the societal perceptions and start seeing plastic trash as treasure.
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@Brighton Waste House
“There is no such thing as waste, there is just stuff in the wrong place.” Duncan Baker-Brown
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In collaboration with VBAT, WASTED hosted a breakout session at the 2017 ‘What Design Can Do’ annual conference, held on the 24th May. n the session, we asked participants these questions; to rethink their perceptions of plastic.
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A new approach for grid operations that achieve a sustainable, secure, and cost-effective energy system by providing long-term, locally generated power security prioritized for the community.
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‘The Wasted City’ book suggests a new scenario for our urban life: circularity. One that is environmental as much as political, social and economic.
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    WASTED gaat uitbreiden. Daarom zijn we opzoek naar enthousiaste vrijwilligers die voor ons met de buurtbewoners in gesprek willen gaan en enquêtes af willen nemen over hun gewoontes met betrekking tot afvalscheiding. Als vrijwilliger zal je de wijk in gaan om zoveel mogelijk inwoners aan te spreken en de enquête te laten invullen. Hiermee draag jij jouw steentje bij voor het verduurzamen van Amsterdam Noord!
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    FabCity is a self-sufficient micro-society emerging April through June 2016 to explore current solutions to tomorrow’s biggest urban challenges – like plastic waste. CITIES brings a not-to-be-missed 4-part inside look into plastic’s many possibilities.
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    WASTED is a neighborhood laboratory for small-scale plastic waste reprocessing, located in Noorderpark, Amsterdam. WASTED aims to be an engine of Social Design, where social benefits of neighborhood activation coincide with and enforce aims of setting new sustainable standards for product design. (Dutch follows English in text.)

    Border Session with creative pioneers on the development of the road-map towards a New Economy.
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    72andSunny's creative residency 72U brought together WASTED and De Ceuvel to discuss a question hot on all of our tongues: How can we make sustainable living more accessible and relevant for all?
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    Emerging city makers are weaving their webs throughout cities, yet each is catching many challenges. The EU Commission’s first-ever Lab Connections brings these players together in Brussels to begin shaping solutions.
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    Het Hof van Cartesius is designed to bridge entrepreneurs with large companies. October 8th, we joined a sneak peek event showing the potential of their outdoor workspace in Utrecht.
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    What is the relationship between aging populations and cities? How can we advance more innovative, age-inclusive cities as we face rapid demographic transitions? These questions form the foundation of CITIES’ research agenda.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 9: Aging architecture and borrowing space & time
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    What can architects do in response to aging issues? How can we think beyond physical solutions and use the existing city more effectively towards population aging? This instalment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Three weeks ago, architect Matthias Hollwich released his book ‘New Aging’. Being more or less a self-help guide to aging, the book provides tips for successful aging. What are the most useful lessons, and what tips are rather ridiculous? This installment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 7: On paradigms and making big changes
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    To what extent are aging issues embedded in the paradigms through which we plan, build, and develop cities and communities? How can we achieve large-scale changes through more local, targeted actions? This instalment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Why do older adults want to ‘age in place’? And how can we facilitate it? This installment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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