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Moving from a linear to a circular economy means minimising the waste and pollution by reducing, recycling and reusing. The City of Amsterdam aims to redesign twenty product- or material chains. The implementation of material reuse strategies has the potential to create a value of €85 million per year within the construction sector and €150 million per year with more efficient organic residual streams. Amsterdam set up an innovation program on the circular economy; www.amsterdamsmartcity.com/circularamsterdam. By converting waste into electricity, urban heating and construction materials, the Amsterdam Electricity Company generates 900 kWh per 1000 kg of waste. 75% of the sewage system is separated for waste and rain water and the silt which remains after treating waste water is converted into natural gas. Share your innovative concepts and ideas on circular economy here.
AMS Institute started the AMS startup Booster in October 2020. The aim is to guide early stage startups that want to make a positive impact on city life. The first batch attracted more than 30 applications of which we selected 7 awesome startups.
Are you curious to hear more about these startups? Then please join us on March 1 when they show you what they have been working on.
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Calling environmental scientists, heritage conservationists, place brandologists, local administrators, urban designers, architects and citizen intermediaries to engage with Placemaking India in the run-up to its annual meeting.
We at #PlacemakingIndia are planning a moveable feast of beachfront, backwaters, riverbank and lakeside encounters in and around Mangaluru on the southwest coast of India in early December 2021.
Join us on the shores of the Arabian Sea in our India-wide mission to shake up spaces into #loveableplaces. Signal your interest to email@example.com
#placemaking #communalspaces #heritagebuildings #culturaltourism #watersideplacemaking #urbanplanning