Collaborating with EU stakeholders to ensure the success of the ITRMP
ITRMP: the tool to manage Industrial-Urban Symbiosis at EcoSites Industrial-Urban Symbiosis (I-US) is a circular economy strategy that involves various stakeholders such as industries, utilities or municipalities in a certain area,
Denmark’s waste incineration path dependency
Although a well-established waste management infrastructure is in place, Denmark is one of the EU countries with the highest levels of consumption, and thereby waste generation. Paradoxically, Denmark thereby faces
Unleashing the Power of Waste
Treatment of biogenic waste: the case of Austria Austria is a country that places a strong emphasis on sustainability and environmental protection, and as such, has developed advanced waste management systems.
Decision support for I-US!
A decisive assist for policy-makers, local planners and industry leaders Imagine a world where industrial facilities located in or near urban areas collaborate with the surrounding community to create mutual benefits
Water affects everyone, so we need everyone to take action
World Water Day 2023: the SYMSITES commitment regarding the use of water and its sanitation “1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to water and a total of 2.7 billion find water
Managing waste between struggles and headways: the case of Greece
Waste management has been recognised as one of the most severe problems in Greece. How could SYMSITES help waste management technologies in this country? In the last few articles, we
How can municipalities and local actors respond to businesses’ needs to scale up Industrial-Urban Symbiosis?
Today we dig deeper into the meaning of “Industrial-Urban Symbiosis” and specifically into the role of municipalities. The question we will try to address today is: how can Municipalities scale
Involving citizens: Urban Strategies that allow Industrial-Urban Symbiosis
How can citizens concretely contribute to the process of Industrial-Urban Symbiosis? For SYMSITES citizens are important players in the win-win approaches deriving from I-US. The Danish EcoSite in Svaneke offers
“WATER 2030” – SYMSITES shares its knowledges in a prominent conference on Water Security in Italy
On 24th January SYMSITES flew to Italy, precisely in Pisa, to present its innovative perspectives on wastewater management - through the Industrial-Urban Symbiosis approach - in an international conference on
SYMSITES presented at CONAMA2022 in Madrid
SYMSITES is slowly but surely acquiring visibility and reputation in the European (projects) arena: on 21-24 November the project was officially presented at the CONAMA 2022 (Congreso Nacional de Medio