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PROJECT NEWS

The URBAN-WASTE project reaches its end in style with a memorable Final Conference in Brussels
Nearly three years after the project was launched in Tenerife and coordinated by the Government of the Canary Islands, URBAN-WASTE is now reaching its end what called for a Final Conference in Brussels in order to present not only the key findings, results and achievements, but also personal stories and experiences. And what a Final Conference it was…
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URBAN-WASTE teamed up with ConsumeLess Med project for the project’s last webinar
While the participants are still digesting the information acquired during the URBAN-WASTE Final Conference that took place on 7 May and while the organisers are reporting on it, some good news for those who couldn’t attend it – the URBAN-WASTE project will try to recreate the Conference in a simpler and shorter version – in form of a webinar.
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The URBAN-WASTE Charter of Commitments expands to 26 signatories during the project’s Final Conference
Launched more than a year ago, the Charter of Commitments was evolving alongside with the project, picking up much interest from other cities and regions. With 8 new signatories, it became a club of 26 cities and regions committed to a transition towards circular economy and sustainable resource management
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The Guidelines for City Managers, one of the key deliverables and outputs of the URBAN-WASTE project will see the daylight on May 29 at 11.30, when its authors go online to announce it and present to a wider audience in the project’s very last webinar, especially the audience external to the project who want to explore possibilities for multiplying certain solutions proposed by URBAN-WASTE.
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NEWS FROM PILOT CITIES AND REGIONS

The Kavala Port Authority and DIAAMATH awarded the Greek Green Award 2019 for their efforts in waste management within the URBAN-WASTE project!
DIAAMATH, together with the Kavala Port Authority won the Greek Green Award.
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Lisbon welcomes first UN World Tourism Organization’s Mayors Summit for sustainable tourism
The municpality of Lisbon hosted the first United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) mayors’ summit on 5 April.
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Learning about recycling and waste reduction strategies in Nicosia
Nicosia, one of URBAN-WASTE pilot cities, has organised a learning event to explore innovative strategies for waste reduction and improvement of recycling in the hospitality sector, involving important stakeholders and policy-makers
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URBAN-WASTE comes to its end in Florence and Tuscany
“A pilot project of absolute interest, that had been proven to be effective and in which we have to invest”, Tuscany Minister for Environment said.
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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Monitoring reports of eco-innovative measures implemented in URBAN-WASTE pilot cities and regions
This report includes a comprehensive description of all the measures taken by each of the cities and regions that participated to the URBAN-WASTE project, assessing the methodologies used, the local actors involved, and the outcomes of the actions.
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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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Dear readers, this was the last URBAN-WASTE newsletter. As the project is ending on 31 May, we would like to thank you for your interest in it.
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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