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HOOP Project Introduces Groundbreaking Due Diligence Standard for Urban Circular BioEconomy Projects

HOOP Project Introduces Groundbreaking Due Diligence Standard for Urban Circular BioEconomy Projects
The HOOP project aims to boost bio-based investments and foster local bioeconomies in Europe through a comprehensive approach. It provides project development assistance (PDA) to eight Lighthouse Cities and Regions, helping them acquire the necessary expertise in technical, economic, financial,...
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Open Market Consultation process launched by LIPOR

Open Market Consultation process launched by LIPOR
In the context of the HOOP project, which is driving innovation to Vitalise Urban Bioeconomy, LIPOR launched an Open Market Consultation to find solutions for nutrient recovery present in the liquid digestate coming from the future anaerobic digestion plant. Starting from...
Innovation procurement

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Success of the HOOP Study Visit to the Innovative Company NAFIGATE, world leader in the production of P3HB biopolymer

Success of the HOOP Study Visit to the Innovative Company NAFIGATE, world leader in the production of P3HB biopolymer
On 1 December 2023, six members from cities and regions of the HOOP Network had the opportunity to visit the innovative company NAFIGATE, one of the leading global producers of P3HB biopolymer from biowaste (used cooking oils), in Prague. The...
Valorisation technologies

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Dubiop’s transformative circular journey reaches its end, marking the end of the HOOP Citizen Science interventions

Dubiop’s transformative circular journey reaches its end, marking the end of the HOOP Citizen Science interventions
Throughout the HOOP Trainers game, participants trained Dubiop by embarking on three missions, each tackling a distinct common challenge of the HOOP Lighthouse cities and regions identified in previous co-creation sessions: 1) Addressing disinformation regarding waste separation; 2) Identifying priority...
Citizen science

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The German HOOP partners visit a follower region

The German HOOP partners visit a follower region
The HOOP project is all about sharing best practices and learning from each other. While usually it is our 8 Lighthouse cities and regions that are sharing work insights, the HOOP Network also includes a number of organisations that showcase...
Valorisation technologies

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HOOP General Assembly in Kuopio

HOOP General Assembly in Kuopio
The HOOP consortium held its 3rd General Assembly on 14-16 June in the Lighthouse city of Kuopio, Finland. Technical partners and representatives from the project lighthouse cities and regions got together during two days to review the project status and...
Stakeholder engagement, Valorisation technologies

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Discover the latest HOOP tools available only for members

Discover the latest HOOP tools available only for members
The HOOP partners have been working to provide specific services to support the HOOP members to define, designing, plan and improve their local bioeconomy strategy. All these services are included in the HOOP Hub. You may have already heard of: -...
Behaviour change, Circular business models, Circular strategies, Citizen awareness, Citizen science, Collection, Consumer acceptance, Households, Investment, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Pretreatment, Sorting, Stakeholder engagement, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies, Wastewater

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Looking for online events on biowaste management?

Looking for online events on biowaste management?
The HOOP project is already planning many in-person activities for its members all over Europe but for these, you will have to wait until after the summer. In the meanwhile, we have collected the most interesting upcoming online events on biowaste...
Circular strategies, Collection, Households, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Sorting, Stakeholder engagement, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies

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Get your one-on-one meeting with HOOP technical experts!

Get your one-on-one meeting with HOOP technical experts!
Have you missed the latest new service only for HOOP members? The cities and regions part of the HOOP Network can now have access to a one-on-one support service provided by the HOOP partners. If you would like to have some...
Behaviour change, Circular business models, Circular strategies, Citizen awareness, Citizen science, Collection, Consumer acceptance, Financing, Households, Incentives, Innovation procurement, Investment, Legislation, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Pretreatment, Sorting, Stakeholder engagement, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies, Wastewater

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Murcia launches Circular Education Lab

Murcia launches Circular Education Lab
HOOP Lighthouse Murcia has launched a Circular Education Lab (LEC, in Spanish), where local companies bring waste and it is reused as material for games, talks, workshops, arts and crafts. Teachers and professors can also go and take material for...
Behaviour change, Circular strategies

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We need your help to identify barriers related to the uptake of urban biowaste valorisation solutions

We need your help to identify barriers related to the uptake of urban biowaste valorisation solutions
Dear HOOP users, We need your help to identify barriers related to the uptake of urban biowaste valorisation solutions. You can access to the survey in this link: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/sav-english The survey is part of the activities of HOOP ’mother project’ WaysTUP!. The...
Circular strategies, Legislation

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Get support from HOOP and join these events!

Get support from HOOP and join these events!
The members of the HOOP Network are invited to take part in several exchange opportunities, such as conferences, workshops, meetings where they can meet the HOOP Lighthouses, or different stakeholders all over Europe involved in the push of a circular...
Behaviour change, Circular business models, Circular strategies, Citizen awareness, Collection, Consumer acceptance, Financing, Incentives, Investment, OFMSW, Pilot projects, Sorting, Stakeholder engagement, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies, Wastewater

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HOOP Trainers: Shaping the circular bioeconomy through play

HOOP Trainers: Shaping the circular bioeconomy through play
Is it possible to reflect on circular bioeconomy and create bioproducts by playing games? Gamification allows reflection on real problems in fictitious scenarios and makes it possible to create tangible solutions. HOOP partner Science for Change has developed HOOP Trainers,...
Behaviour change, Citizen science

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EWWR 2022: Waste is out of fashion!

EWWR 2022: Waste is out of fashion!
The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), the biggest awareness raising campaign on waste reduction, celebrated its 14th edition with over 16 000 actions on waste prevention registered across Europe and beyond between 19 and 27 November. This year’s edition...
Circular strategies, Citizen awareness

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SCALIBUR and ValueWaste mother projects Final Event Conferences

SCALIBUR and ValueWaste mother projects Final Event Conferences
Both our mother projects SCALIBUR and ValueWaste are coming to an end soon and they will hosts their final event conferences on 19 October in Valencia (Spain) and on 20 October in Cartagena, Murcia (Spain) respectively.
Circular business models, Pilot projects, Valorisation technologies

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HOOP cities at the forefront of waste management innovation

HOOP cities at the forefront of waste management innovation
HOOP Lighthouse Cities share their experience in circular bioeconomy in the first Study Tour in Münster and Almere.
Circular strategies, Collection, Financing, Households, Incentives, Investment, OFMSW, Sorting, Stakeholder engagement, Urban metabolism, Valorisation technologies

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HOOP Consortium:
HOOP Consortium:
CETENMA
ITENE
Agricultores de la Vega de Valencia (SAV)
DRAXIS
Nafigate
Cetaqua
Biomass research
ACR+
Greenovate
Sciece for Change
SUSTENTEPOPEIA UNIPESSOAL LDA
COLLABORATING CENTRE ON SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND
PRODUCTION GGMBH (CSCP)
RdA Climate Solutions
Bax & Company
Sara Bedin
Savonia UAS
BIR
GEMEENTE ALMERE
Anci Lazio
Gestão, tratamento e valorização de resíduos (Lipor)
The Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia (CLuBE)
Ayuntamiento de Murcia
STADT MUNSTER (AWM)