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CityLoops
CityLoops is a four-year EU-funded project focused on two waste streams: organic, and construction and demolition waste, including soil. Høje-Taastrup and Roskilde (Denmark), Mikkeli (Finland), Apeldoorn (the Netherlands), Bodø (Norway), Porto (Portugal) and Seville (Spain) are the seven European cities involved in the project that will develop and test a series of demonstration actions on construction and demolition waste (CDW) and organic waste (OW) with the aim of achieving material circularity. Over 30 new tools and processes will be tested as part of CityLoops.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
EU GPP case study: Stockholm sets high standards for IT equipment (Sweden)
In 2010, Stockholm County Council introduced stringent new environmental requirements for purchasing computers. The new stipulations include low energy consumption, the use of recycled plastic in new products and eliminating lead, mercury and halogenated flame retardants from new computers.
English
Sweden
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Energy efficiency
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2011
RAKLI, Finland - Innovation procurement clinics
The Procurement Clinics scheme run by RAKLI (the Finnish Association of Building Owners and Construction Clients) is designed to facilitate dialogue between public sector clients and potential service providers. Workshops involving clients, suppliers and other relevant actors analyse a specific procurement problem indicated by a client and publicly present identified solutions.
English
Finland
SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
SCI-Network
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement on video
Listen to what the cities and other public authority partners have to say about their experiences on sustainable procurement to drive innovation in energy efficiency. The original video is available in English. Several versions of the video are also available with subtitles in the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, German and Danish.
Multiple
English, Danish, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles, Lighting
Energy efficiency, Pre commercial procurement
THe SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement - case study of the Municipality of Kolding
The Municipality of Kolding shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of indoor lighting solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple
English, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish
Denmark
Lighting
Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement - case study from the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)
The Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of outdoor lighting solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple
English, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish
United Kingdom
Lighting
Energy efficiency, Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement - case study from the London Borough of Bromley
The London Borough of Bromley shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of lighting solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple
English, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish
United Kingdom
Lighting
Energy efficiency, Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement - case study of the Municipality of Cascais
The Municipality of Cascais shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of LED street lighting solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple
English, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish
Portugal
Lighting
Energy efficiency, Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement case study - City of Barcelona
The City of Barcelona shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of electric mobility solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple
English, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish
Spain
Transport and vehicles
Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011