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So far Organic Cities Network Europe has created 53 blog entries.
13 04, 2021

“My school without waste”: sustainable food strategy in Florence

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:0013 April 2021|Sustainable Food Plans|Comments Off on “My school without waste”: sustainable food strategy in Florence

As part of its programme to promote sustainable food strategies, the Municipality of Florence has developed an innovative project: “My school without waste”.

28 03, 2021

European Green Deal: Commission boost for canteens

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:0028 March 2021|Canteen life|Comments Off on European Green Deal: Commission boost for canteens

On 25 March 2021, the European Commission presented its action plan to boost organic production. We analysed the Action Plan and extracted what it says about the role of organic cities in achieving its aims.

22 03, 2021

Pesticide free – Loro Ciuffenna leads the way

2022-02-07T16:27:00+01:0022 March 2021|Climate Policy|Comments Off on Pesticide free – Loro Ciuffenna leads the way

The Municipality of Loro Ciuffenna is particularly sensitive to issues of environmental protection and sustainability, as demonstrated not only by its membership of Organic Cities Network Europe, but also in the Pesticide-Free Towns Network, which has led to the adoption of a general ban on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides throughout the municipality. In 2009 ...Read More

22 03, 2021

New Organic Cities member Bremen presents!

2022-02-07T16:27:00+01:0022 March 2021|Fresh|Comments Off on New Organic Cities member Bremen presents!

The City State of Bremen joined the Organic Cities Network Europe in March 2021. It is, however, no stranger to the organic cause. In this article, we present some of the projects that Bremen has initiated under the motto of "BioStadt Bremen". The Training Kitchen The “Training Kitchen” is where staff from the communal catering sector ...Read More

11 03, 2021

The quest for good governance and the common good: city and country in dialogue

2022-02-08T13:31:21+01:0011 March 2021|Life Beyond the City Walls|Comments Off on The quest for good governance and the common good: city and country in dialogue

by Gabriella Piccinni The search for good government and the common good, that is, the subordination of private interest to that of the community, has traversed the history of Western thought as one of the greatest themes of political reflection of all time. To these themes and concepts of universal value the painter Ambrogio ...Read More

26 02, 2021

Preston model soon in Europe?

2022-02-07T16:27:00+01:0026 February 2021|Opinion, Regional value creation|Comments Off on Preston model soon in Europe?

The northern English town of Preston has “taken back control” of its procurement strategy and handed over 100% of contracts to local businesses. Could this be a model for other cities across Europe? Named the most improved city and top of the Good Growth for Cities index, Preston shows that, despite Brexit, it is able to ...Read More

26 02, 2021

Organic Cities launches video

2022-02-07T16:27:00+01:0026 February 2021|Fresh|Comments Off on Organic Cities launches video

Why are organic cities so important? What do the cities and municipalities around Europe actually do to promote the organic cause? The Berlin-based production company, Schwarzer Panther Film, set out to do just that. The result: Organic Cities launches video to explain the contribution of Organic Cities Network Europe to the future of both our ...Read More

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