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Paper and furniture from aquatic plants
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Almere, Netherlands

Paper and furniture from aquatic plants

The city of Almere, working with the business sectors and local stakeholders has developed an innovative circular economy partnership.

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; participation in co-creation
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The Hague, Netherlands

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; par...

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.

Marketplace for Mobility ("De Verkeersonderneming")
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Rotterdam, Netherlands

Marketplace for Mobility ("De Verkeersondernemi...

Through two successive calls for tenders, De Verkeersonderneming looked for providers of mobility services that could provide peak traffic avoidance in the Rotterdam region.

City talks on sustainable energy: the silent majority speaks
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Utrecht, Netherlands

City talks on sustainable energy: the silent ma...

Utrecht initiated a democratic experiment to share and broaden responsibility for creating an energy plan to help it become climate neutral by 2030.

Social clauses in public procurement for sustainable employment
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Social clauses in public procurement for sustai...

Amsterdam uses public procurement to support its young people at risk of exclusion to obtain a formal engineering qualification and work experience. It combines training measures with creating job placements specifically for this target group.

Utrecht Smart Solar Charging project
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Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht Smart Solar Charging project

The city of Utrecht has capitalised on the high take-up by residents of electric cars and solar panels to develop the Smart Solar Charging project.

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation
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Amsterdam, Netherlands

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participa...

The City of Amsterdam has embarked on a project to make democracy more dynamic and interactive by developing a digital participatory platform to engage with residents.

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)
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Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)

De Rotterdamse Zaak is a work-based learning company in which both students and senior entrepreneurs support and consult entrepreneurs in marginal economic areas to improve their economical independence.