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May 2021

Circular Economy in waste management: How to replicate action

4 May 2021, 14:00 - 15:15

The workshop, a partner event to EU Green Week, will feature the perspectives of representatives from cities that have piloted new meaures to manage plastic packaging waste, as well as biowaste, and construction and demolition waste (CDW). These speakers will provide detail on the measures implemented, lessons learnt, and tips for replication. The workshop will guide local politicians and decision makers, as well as European representatives from the plastic, CDW, and biowaste industries that seek to make plastic packaging, biowaste and CDW more circular.

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14:00 Welcome and interactive introduction to the Workshop
14:05 Valentin Voinica, ICLEI Member Alba Iulia (Romania); discussion on plastic package waste reduction
14:15 Mireia Calvo (ITENE); introduction to waste collection & transport phases and how to replicate them
14:25 Interview with speakers
14:35 Kimmo Haapea, City of Mikkeli (Finland); decision making, tools, measures and a business case study
14:45 Kaitlyn Dietz, Officer Sustainable Economy and Procurement, ICLEI Europe; approaches to replication
14:55 Moderated Discussion
15:05 Wrap-Up and Closing