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  •  environment

Circular economy offers a path to sustainable recovery

The post COVID-19 recovery plan should be huge, as its effects on people and economy have, in many cases been devastating. To guarantee resilience over the long term, it must also fully support the green transition.

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publication date: 16-07-2020

  •  environment

Speeding up the green transition of the EU’s economy

By 2050, two thirds of the global population will live in cities. Under the current ‘take-make-waste’ economy, cities consume over 75% of natural resources, produce over 50% of global waste, and emit between 60-80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).

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publication date: 16-07-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

100% renewable, your city toolkit

Cities need to think and act beyond their borders, consider the social and technological aspects in urban planning, and harness the ideas and potential of their citizens. These are the main conclusions of the new toolkit 'How can your city become 100% renewable?' launched by the European Green Capital Network.

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publication date: 15-07-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects

The Urban Innovative Actions' (UIA) 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects of which 4 are from EUROCITIES members.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

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publication date: 08-07-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment

Close the glass loop platform targets 90% glass collection by 2030

Glass collection and recycling stakeholders today launched a major material stewardship programme which connects the entire European glass packaging ecosystem to boost bottle-to-bottle recycling.

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publication date: 30-06-2020

  •  environment

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start date: 24-06-2020
end date: 26-06-2020

  •  environment

The Green City Accord: a new EU initiative for greener, healthier cities

Environmental challenges are a growing concern in European cities. Today air pollution is the main environmental cause of premature death and disease, the quality of water bodies is still under significant pressure, and urban wastewater is still not treated properly in two thirds of EU member states.

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publication date: 16-06-2020

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUSEW side event 'Cities - can we deliver a Green Deal?'

This session is organised in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week

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start date: 10-06-2020
end date: 10-06-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

EU budget and recovery – Reclaiming the future for cities

Cities were hit hardest by the corona pandemic - Dario Nardella, mayor of Florence and vice-president of Eurocities, declares a state of social and economic emergency for his city and many others across Europe.

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publication date: 27-05-2020