WASTED Annual Report 2017

In 2017, WASTED evolved towards the expert level thanks to its network of supporters, members, business and friends. The first WASTED Annual Report was written up in time for the end of year party, where key insights about the project were shared along with hopes and ambitions for 2018.

WASTED has been conducting research and consulting with key stakeholders such as the Noord community, municipality, and thrift shops to develop a effective and equitable bulky waste management strategy
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Floor is WASTED's contact point within the municipality. Earlier this month we interviewed Floor in order to learn a bit about how she views WASTED and our role within the Noord community as waste managers.
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Read about the exciting range of work, intern and other opportunities we have opening up!
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WASTED recently ran a user journey workshop to gauge participants experience with the WASTED system.
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Flying over Amsterdam's Metabolism
WASTED is an initiative rooted in Amsterdam, which introduces a sustainable solution to a growing, global concern: the destructive impact of waste on our economies, environment, and society. Zooming out from the global urban metabolism debate, WASTED can be seen as a link within an upcoming circular city system.
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Meet Ashir, one of our best and brightest driver at FOODLOGICA!
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The WASTED team has set its sights on bulk waste in collaboration with the Start Up in Residence (SIRA) program of the Municipality of Amsterdam.
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    This is great opportunity for students or people interested in sustainability and environmentally related subjects
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