Eco-innovative Urban strategies for Waste Management in Tourist Cities
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Marine litter to be the topic of the next Mutual Learning event in Kavala
The Greek coastal city of Kavala will be hosting the 8th Mutual Learning event next month, on 28 June, where the 11 pilot cities will gather again. The event will this time look at marine litter, an issue which affects many coastal cities and therefore be open for wider public
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The series of gender webinars ends enriching the URBAN-WASTE project with a different perspective
The three piece webinar series on gender mainstreaming in waste management ended this week providing the project consortium and external audience with a reflection on what role gender plays in communication activities, budgeting and reporting
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Charter of Commitments launched with 5 cities and regions becoming its first signatories
The year 2018 kicked of in style for the URBAN-WASTE project as it saw the launch of the long awaited Charter of Commitments for Sustainable Resource Management and Circular Economy during the Mutual Learning event held in Nice
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The URBAN-WASTE projects launches WasteApp, a new app combining tourism and waste management!
One of the key outcomes of this Horizon 2020 project is the long awaited mobile app named WasteApp which enables tourists in 11 pilot cities and regions to maintain their good waste separation manners
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Marine Litter
The eighth training and mutual learning among the pilot cities and regions of the URBAN-WASTE project.
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Dubrovnik-Neretva county tackles marine litter through the URBAN-WASTE project
The county's Regional Development Agency brought together the local Community of Practices stakeholders on 28 February for a special occasion – a coordination meeting for the upcoming campaign and marine litter awareness raising programme
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Irish students visited Lisbon to know more about URBAN-WASTE as a part of their field trip
The Lisbon Municipality received a group of 15 students from the Sustainable Development course of the Dublin Institute of Technology on 23rd March
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Syracusa’s Urban Centre hosts the 4th Community of Practices of this URBAN-WASTE pilot city
The event gathered around 30 people including representatives from local authorities, stakeholders involved in URBAN-WASTE, waste management authorities, hotel associations and accommodation services
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URBAN-WASTE presented at the IntraTEAM project’s Circular Economy and Sustainable Tourism Day
Carlos Diaz, on behalf of the URBAN-WASTE project and the governemnt of the Canary Islands will present the project and share its outcomes and good practices at the “Circular Economy and Sustainable Tourism Day: IntraTEAM Project” event in Adeje on the island of Tenerife on 1 March
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BOKU University represented URBAN-WASTE at the Austrian Waste Management Conference
The Austrian Waste Management Conference (“Österreichische Abfallwirtschaftstagung”), the most important platform for waste management in Austria, took place in Salzburg on 17 and 18 April
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Summer initiatives to keep Copenhagen clean
Summer is here, and outdoor activities are happening every day all over the city. The increased number of people in the city leads to increased waste generation. In Copenhagen, a great effort is made to keep the city clean
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Ponta Delgada


Guidelines for local policy makers for mainstreaming of URBAN-WASTE strategies into Waste Management Plans
This guideline for local policy makers is to provide them with some inputs related to European and national regulation so that they are aware of the legal frameworks on waste management at their local scale
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Ecosystem services and tourism in the URBAN WASTE pilot cities
This report deals with the connection of ecosystem services and tourism. Understanding how ecosystem services contribute to touristic experiences fosters engaging in practices related to sustainable tourism.
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Compendium of waste management practices in pilot cities and best practices in touristic cities
A comparative policy review of national waste management strategies and targets in the European Union (EU) accompanyied by identified waste prevention and management strategies already existing in the URBAN-WASTE pilot cities as well as international best practice examples.
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Situation and behavioural analysis of consume and waste behaviour and patterns
This publication aims at analysing the existing literature on tourism and waste behaviour of tourists. Based on this literature review and with the aim of filling the knowledge gap about waste behaviour of tourists, URBAN-WASTE has developed and circulated 3 surveys for 3 different categories: waste workers, tourism workers and tourists. The surveys have been circulated among the 11 pilots of the project and the results of this survey has been analysed within this publication.
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The next URBAN-WASTE newsletter will be out in November 2018
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 690452.
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