amsterdam

Project “Circular Amsterdam”

In 2016 Amsterdam the City of Amsterdam initiated the project to identify areas that can make the most significant progress in realizing circular economy. As the results the roadmap for city transformation towards circular city was created.
The roadmap is focused on construction chain and organic residual streams.

Strategies for construction are:
Smart design
Dismantling and separation
High quality recycling and re-use
Marketplace and resource bank

Strategies for organic waste
Central hub for biorefinery
Waste and reverse logistics
Cascading of organic flows
Recovery of nutrients

For more information see the report
Outlined results and focuses
  • Analysis city’s system processes und urban metabolism
  • Roadmap and action for change
  • Focus on the energy, water, government & volarization, construction, food and organic stream, circular innovation
Initiators
  • The City of Amsterdam
  • Circle Economy
  • TNO
  • Fabric
Project name
CIRCULAR AMSTERDAM
PROJECT TYPE
CITY INITIATIVE SUPPORT
CITY TRANSITION CENTER
TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP