The Circular Economy in Cities: resources suite
A suite of resources for urban policymakers and change-makers.
Organisation: EU Urban Agenda Partnership on Circular Economy
Focus Area: The European Urban Agenda is a joint effort of the European Commission, Member States and European Cities Networks to strengthen the recognition of the urban dimension by European and national policy actors.
Member States: Finland, Slovenia, Poland, Greece;
Regions: Flanders (OVAM);
Cities: Oslo (Coordinator of the Partnership), Prato, Porto, Kaunas, The Hague;
Stakeholders: EIB, EUROCITIES, CEMR, URBACT, ACR+;
European Commission: DG REGIO, DG ENV, DG RTD.
The Partnership has identified 12 actions and recommendations to be put forward to the EU, Member States and cities. These actions and recommendations touch upon some of the most important barriers and also provide advice for cities in their work towards a strategy for circular economy.
Help make waste legislation support the circular economy in cities
Help make water legislation support the circular economy in cities
Analyse the regulatory obstacles and drivers for boosting an urban circular bioeconomy
Prepare a Circular City Funding Guide to assist cities in accessing funding for circular economy projects
Mainstream the circular economy as an eligible area into the post 2020 Cohesion Policy and corresponding Funds
Prepare a blueprint for a Circular City Portal
Promote Urban Resource Centres for waste prevention, re-use and recycling
Develop a Circular Resource Management Roadmap for cities
Develop a Collaborative Economy Knowledge Pack for cities
Manage the re-use of buildings and spaces in a Circular Economy
Develop City Indicators for a Circular Economy
Develop a “Pay-as-you-throw”-toolkit with coaching
Håkon Sandven Jentoft, Coordinator, City of Oslo