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Need to get to point B? See which car share programme is for you

 

Ever need to go somewhere but don’t know how to get there? As in, all options just seem to be so complicated? Perhaps you need to hit up IKEA for some new kitchen cabinets (and of course the wall mirror, hanging flower ...

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Are taxes hindering car share programmes? Find out which EU country is driving reform

 

The sharing economy poses several challenges to cities today, be it in the form of legal compliance, taxation minimisation, labour laws, regulatory frameworks, or adverse social and economic consequences. Ride-hailing ...

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7 factors that can help your company implement a circular economy business model

 

The value of the circular economy (CE) no longer needs to be proven. The scarcity of resources, worldwide population growth, and increase in wastes has forced us to adopt newer, more sustainable models of consumption. As we ...

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LGI Seminar 2019: Montpellier Magic

 

It’s really amazing that we’ve come together as a team every year for the past eleven years for our yearly seminar! It’s our 12th seminar and our team spirit continues to evolve! This year’s ...

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5 business models we need to scale up today if we want to achieve a circular economy

 

Humanity is not treating Planet Earth well. In 2016, the total amount of waste that was generated by all economic activities and households across the EU-28 topped 2,500 million tonnes. This amount has grown in recent years. ...

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LGI to host Car Sharing Campout

 

With car sharing becoming an ever-important aspect of city sustainability plans, LGI is hosting an innovation camp geared towards policymakers, entrepreneurs and organisations with an interest in new forms of mobility. Car ...

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LGI visited mine reclamation sites during the paperChain meeting in Lulea, Sweden

 

During the last General Assembly of the paperChain project, participants were invited on a tour to witness the reclamation of several mines in Northern Sweden. The paperChain project aims at demonstrating five circular ...

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How innovative urban design fights crime

 

Iron gates and barbed wire – but the graffiti says nobody cares For all our technological prowess, we humans remain, at the core, very instinctive beings. Our behaviour is shaped by our minds subconsciously making decisions ...

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How you can help shape the EU Circular Economy Strategy and Agenda with CICERONE!

 

The H2020 CICERONE, is building a joint platform for efficient circular economy programming. CICERONE’s goals align as much as possible pan-European, national and regional research and innovation in order to speed up the ...

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LGI’s recap from the Advanced Training Programme organised by the READY project in Växjö

 

As part of the EU-funded project READY, an Advanced Training Programme (ATP) on the development of Smart Cities was organised from 21 -23 May 2019. The project team consists of internationally acclaimed industrial companies, ...

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