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Country Poland
Region Małopolskie (PL21)
Non-carbon economy plan

The low-carbon economy plan is a strategic document drawn up for 2014-2020 for the Skawiny commune in the field of activities for the development of a low-carbon economy.

Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna (ITH5)
GAL – Gruppo di Azione Locale Valli Marecchia e Conca

The LAG - Local Action Group of the Marecchia and Conca Valleys is a consortium company that connects public bodies, trade associations, businesses and citizens for the integrated and shared development of the Rimini Apennines.

Country Italy
Region Liguria (ITC3)
From waste to resources: Genoa looks ahead to a circular economy

Genoa fully owns the municipal waste management company, AMIU, which over the past few years has completely rethought its strategy and organisational structure. The new strategy is now looking beyond its 40-year linear business model based on the disposal of waste in its landfill site.

Country Netherlands
Region Flevoland (NL23)
UpCycle City contest

The municipality of Almere aspires to become a waste-free and energy-neutral city by 2022. The administration wants to bring the business community and knowledge institutes’ innovative power together to enable co-creation in the field of waste management and upcycling in the urban context.

Country Netherlands
Region Noord-Holland (NL32)
Amsterdam Circular:<br>Learning by doing

In 2015 Amsterdam commissioned an in-depth study on the potential of a circular economy. The project was the first large-scale research study in the world that uses the ‘city circle scan’ methodology.

Country Netherlands
Region Utrecht (NL31)
Recycled asphalt for the<br>Cremerstraat cycle lane

Utrecht, one of the four biggest cities in the Netherlands, aims to be climate neutral in 2030 and to reach a fully circular economy by 2050. In the shorter term, Utrecht is committed to increasing its share of circular procurement from 4% of the annual spend in 2016 to 10% by 2020.

Country Norway
Region Oslo og Akershus (NO01)
Pådriv, sustainable urban development

Pådriv was officially launched in March 2017 and aims to help create a paradigm shift within the current constructs of sustainable urban development in Norway and internationally . Pådriv is characterized by concrete projects and continuous progress.

Country Norway
Region Oslo og Akershus (NO01)
Area planned for flooding

Flood areas primarily aim to delay and store rainwater locally. Climate adaptation by local rainwater delays can be a good and cheap alternative to the wastewater network development and can in many cases be established as part of more traditional infiltration solutions.

Country Norway
Region Agder og Rogaland (NO04)
Clima and Energy Plan 2018-2030

The purpose of the audit work is to update Haugesund Municipality's Municipal Plan for Energy and Climate 2012-2020. New plan will be titled Municipal Plan for Climate and Energy in Haugesund Municipality 2018-2030, with the abbreviation Climate and Energy Plan.

Country Norway
Region Oslo og Akershus (NO01)
Circular bio-resources: treatment of food waste, garden waste and sludge from wastewater

Oslo has been developing a waste management system based on circular principles to ensure separate waste collection is maximised and transform waste into secondary raw materials. To do so it has actively engaged with citizens, farmers as well as with its city’s public transportation company.