A report on the plastic archeology workshop held for a group of design students from Shanghai
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We have developed this poster in order to assist participants in managing repairing, reusing and recycling their bulky waste throughout the WASTED system.
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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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    WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look
    CITIES Foundation not only accelerates environmentally conscious behaviour and sustainable consumption, it essentially offers effective solutions for social inclusion
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    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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    Research into urban waste management
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    Branding sustainable cities

    Research into branding of eco-cities and their implementation
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    Polycentric cities

    Research into cities that have multiple centres of activity
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    Solidarity and the lack of circular policies: an urban report from Athens
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    An interesting report on the potential for circularity in Athen.
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    Connecting with the Cities Soil
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    Exciting work is occurring in Scotland connecting community with soil
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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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    Aging Populations Research Series, 8: 10 tips to ‘New Aging’
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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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