An industrial estate takes a collaborative approach to waste-management by valuing waste materials and implementing circular-economy principles.
IPA22 Category: Climate Protection
Decarbonisation, Environmental Protection, Sustainability
Rexcatering is a circular, zero-waste project that empowers students to fight food waste by delivering food to those in need with the help of innovative technology.
People-Owned Wind Turbine Against Fuel Poverty
Fractional co-ownership of a large-scale wind turbine means hundreds of households can generate their own renewable and affordable energy, demonstrating that cooperative consumer ownership and generation works.
Rybnik’s Model of Action for Sustainable Consumption and Production
Rybnik takes an innovative and comprehensive new approach to public meal procurement, to ensure the food provided in its institutions is both healthy and sustainable.
The Amorgorama initiative is a partnership between the Professional Fishing Association of Amorgos and various organisations which aims to protect the marine environment and respond to pollution while preserving fishermen’s livelihoods.
Mettons fin au #GaspillageAlimentaire en Europe! (#StopFoodWaste in Europe!)
The #StopFoodWaste campaign resulted in a French law that obligates supermarkets to donate unsold food, saving more than 10 million meals per year from the landfill and increasing food donations to social aid organisations by over 22%.
Hamburger Gründachstrategie (Hamburg’s Green Roof Strategy)
Hamburg implements a comprehensive strategy to green the city’s roofs in order to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, such as increased extreme heat and rainfall events.
The innovative housing district of Tamarinden in Örebro is paving the way for energy and climate smart cities, incorporating smart and sustainable technologies in the construction of green residential spaces.
Just Go Zero Tilos
By developing an innovative waste-management programme and converting the island’s landfill into a Cyclic Innovation Centre, Tilos has achieved a 90% recycling rate and become the world’s first “zero waste” island.
Tirana Orbital Forest
A ring of forest around the perimeter of Tirana has multiple environmental, health, and economic benefits, while improving climate resilience and slowing urban sprawl.