You are here

Italian

Circular economy, a holistic approach towards low-carbon Alpine cities

Greencycle is an Alpine Space EU project

Cities and regions in Alpine Space have mainly set their low-carbon objectives and adopted relevant strategies in energy, mobility, construction aso. The project GREENCYCLE aims to introduce the system of circular economy as a holistic approach to support implementation of low-carbon strategies and provide additional 2-4 % greenhouse emission reduction to the partner cities.

Contarina integrated waste management model: 'Door to Door', 'Pay As You Throw'

Contarina provides multiple levels of waste management via collection, prevention and education

Type of organisation or company:

Country: 
Italy

Language for original content:

Sector:

Contarina’s waste management model success is based on a curbside collection system with a “pay as you throw” fee: a model that has been thoroughly tried and tested. For years, Contarina has been leader in Europe in recycling and is an example of cutting-edge public entity in terms of services and results, working with the community to achieve a common goal: protection of the environment.

Genova’s municial pharmacies: collecting unused pharmaceuticals for those who need them

A lot of perfectly of unopened pharmaceuticals are wasted  each year, the municipal pharmacies of the city of Genova are "reusing" these pharmaceutical to reduce waste.

Type of organisation or company:

Country: 
Italy

Language for original content:

The Farmacie Communali of city of Genova, in partnership with the Associazione Gigi Ghirotti, organises the collection of unused pharmaceuticals to provide for the needs of those would otherwise struggle to afford them. Through this project, Genova's eight Farmacie Communali distribute these "reused" pharmaceutical products. Pharmacies become collection points where the local citizens can drop off pharmaceuticals they will not use.