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== Impressions ==
== Impressions ==
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File:Estonia 1.JPG|Our local team: Andry Padar (SEV), Tarmo Pilving and Roger Evans (both EMU)
File:Estonia_2.JPG|Exploring abandonned buildings from the Soviet period: the Pärispea military base
File:Estonia_3.JPG|The Lahemaa coastline was largely inaccessible during the Soviet period which is one of the reasons for its low use intensity
File:Estonia_4.JPG|The former Soviet research centre as one potential area of intervnetion
File:Estonia_5.JPG|Local coordinator Kaisa Linno explains about problems and potentials in the town of Loksa
File:Estonia_6.JPG|Workshop participants listen to local stakeholders
File:Estonia_7.JPG|At the former Soviet Hara submarine base, a spot with high potential for alternative futures
File:Estonia_8.JPG|The Kolga Manor is currently abandonned. A splendid house surrounded by a large landscape garden.
File:Estonia_9.JPG|Welcome and lunch at the Kolgaküla Village Association.
File:Estonia_10.JPG|Kaisa explains the system context of the Lahemaa National Park
File:Estonia_11.JPG|Roundtable discussions with local stakeholders from different sectors
File:Estonia_12.JPG|Explanations about the challenges for nature tourism
File:Estonia_13.JPG|Staff meeting with design thinking briefing at the Viinistu Art Hotel
File:Estonia_14.JPG|First business plan 'warm-up' exercise with role plays
File:Estonia_15.JPG|Group formation around related topics
File:Estonia_16.JPG|Linda explains the project monitoring process
File:Estonia_17.JPG|Design Thinking Day 1: Finding 'What if' questions
File:Estonia_18.JPG|Analysing the system context of ideas
== Outcomes ==
== Outcomes ==

Revision as of 08:39, 7 August 2019

Towards a Circular Economy for Romania's Capital City

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Key dates of the Bucharest Intensive Study Programme

Why waste is a challenge for Bucharest

  • There is a serious lack of an action-driven waste management system for individual consumers
    • What do we do now with the used clothing items, paper, glass, the oil used in cooking, batteries, printers, used tires, plastic (bottles)?
    • What could we do differently (better) for the environment?
  • Too few companies are using circular economy in their business model
    • How do we convince more companies to integrate circular economy principles of reduce, reuse, recycle?
  • Serious lack of education for adults on waste management (at home, at work)
    • How do we convince consumers to reduce, reuse, recycle various items?

The Bucharest Ecosystem of Circular Economy

The Bucharest Ecosystem of Circular Economy, author: Dr. Daniela Staicu, Atelier Merci Charity

Focus Topics and Activities

  • Exploring Bucharest‘s ecosystem for circular economy
  • Focus: Recycling, waste management and circular economy
  • Cooperation with social businesses already active in the field of waste management:
  • Core question: How to strengthen the capacity of social enterprises based in Bucharest?
  • This will start by addressing concrete challenges the social businesses are currently facing

Mission of the Bucharest Community Innovation Lab

  • A space (online and onsite) promoting a new approach to promote creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and skills for designing innovation in close cooperation with the communities in which the University is embedded. Hosted by the Bucharest University of Economic studies.
  • A learning tool to achieve the main goal of the project: to develop, establish and maintain a new framework for linking University to its local communities.
  • A starting point for co-creation and co-founding of local entrepreneurial solutions to local problems.
  • A voice for the local challenges and the change makers (social entrepreneurs, businesses interested in implementing circular economy principles, etc).

The Process of the Intensive Study Programme in May 2019

CLLC Bucharest Agenda Final 2019.jpg



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