Greencycle Newsletter 03/2018
Circular Economy for sustainable city and regional development
Greencycle project was present at multi-stakeholder conference on circular economy in Slovenia.
The presentation initially outlined the vision, aims, project approach and project partners. The focus was on presenting the emerging project outcomes, such as strategies and tools that can be usefully explored and deployed by participating stakeholders.
Moveco - Mobilising Institutional Learning for Better Exploitation of Research and Innovation for the Circular Economy
Circular economy: waste are resources! School project in Trento
Starting from the schools to build a better future. -Trento, school year 2017/2018
The education of the youngest is considered crucial in the municipality of Trento, as the children can learn and adapt very fast, and also have a great influence on their families. Educating actual and future citizens into a more sustainable behaviour is needed for a shift toward a circular economy.
The Environmental Department of Trento Municipality had celebrated the 10th year of providing education activities into the local elementary and middle schools. This just concluded school year, seizing the opportunity of participating at Greencycle project, the municipality decided to introduce and focus on a new topic: the circular economy. The young civil service girl hired this year, Angela Holzer, exceeded all the expectations being able to involve 31 classes of 7 different schools, for the incredible number of 660 children from 6 to 10 years old...
"Kunschd und Krempel" - "Arts and stuff", Holiday Workshop for Kids in Freiburg
Transition into a Circular Economy – waste is a resource – measures to strengthen this awareness – a visit at a holiday workshop in Freiburg on 8.8.18
Waste is a treasure! Who knows that better than children?
Thrown away ironing boards turn into a car jump. Knitting needles make a frame for wings of a flying box.
“Kunschd und Krempel” in the dialect of Baden means “arts and stuff”. The Freiburg waste management company „Abfallwirtschaft und Stadtreinigung Freiburg GmbH“ offers this holiday workshop for 6-14 year olds at their recycling center. Both workshop days are fully booked. This popular service has been running for many years.