news for environment

  •  environment

Copenhagen closing the plastic packaging loop

In Copenhagen, around half of the plastic waste comes from food packaging. To reduce the amount of plastic ending up in incineration plants, Copenhagen has designed a new system encompassing every single step of the plastic lifecycle, from collection to new packaging available on the market.

news

publication date : 14-10-2019

  •  environment

Milan: using people power to fight plastic pollution

The city council in Milan has decided to take on plastic pollution as an environmental priority. To achieve this, Milan didn’t hesitate to learn by doing. Through its new initiative ‘Milano Plastic Free’, the northern Italian city wants to get rid of polluting plastics and increase citizens’ awareness of the environment and sustainable lifestyles.

news

publication date : 02-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Let's do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level.

news

publication date : 01-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

What's hot at the EU Week of Regions and Cities?

We are busy at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities, from 7-10 October, making sure there are plenty of sessions that meet the needs and interests of our member cities. There is a lot to choose from, so here’s a quick run-down of the sessions to look out for.

news

publication date : 27-09-2019

  •  environment

Coastal cities under threat from sea level rise according to latest IPCC report

On 25 September, the IPCC released its latest Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

news

publication date : 26-09-2019

  •  environment

EUROCITIES launches joint plastics declaration with the city of Oslo

With plastic production set to increase from the current global production of 300 million tonnes per year, so too will the volume of plastic waste. Cities are already at the forefront of the battle against plastic use and waste, so what is your city doing to reduce its use of unnecessary and single use plastic and move towards sustainable products?

news

publication date : 26-09-2019

  •  economy
  •  environment

Join our Webinar on 'the Voluntary Local Review: a report tool for SDGs' with Bristol and Helsinki on 7 November

Join us for a webinar with Bristol and Helsinki on how to build a Voluntary Local Review. The webinar will take place 7 November from 11:00 until 12:30. Registration is reserved for members. The recording will be available after the event.

news

publication date : 25-09-2019

  •  environment

UN Climate Action Summit: Cities taking action on climate change

EUROCITIES members are climate leaders. Many cities have plans and targets aligned to limiting temperature rise to 1.5C, and often they are more ambitious than their national governments.

news

publication date : 23-09-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Help to map Europe's sports organisations!

You can play your part in Active Local Europe, a European Parliament pilot project, by contributing details of regional and national umbrella organisations of local authorities for sport in your country.

news

publication date : 18-09-2019