Plastic Zero visited ICLEI in Brussels
11 March 2014
On October 2rd 2013, the City of Copenhagen and the City of
Malmö visited the ICLEI Brussels Office on behalf of Plastic
Founded in 1990, ICLEI is a worldwide network of over 1200 local
governments who support local sustainability through programmes,
campaigns and by offering information, tools, networking, training
and consulting services.
ICLEI also operate the European Commission's Helpdesk on Green
Public Procurement (GPP). Plastic Zero visited ICLEI Brussels
Office to gain insight in their work on GPP. We were hosted by Mr.
Defranceschi, Ms. Carniel and Ms. Rovesti.
The topic of the meeting was to discuss how GPP could be made
relevant for plastics. ICLEI offered several important success
factors which they had identified as being crucial for a broader
adoption of GPP. In addition ICLEI provided substantial reference
material of relevance to our purposes. Plastic Zero left the
meeting with ICLEI inspired to continue its work on a GPP manual
A warm thanks to our hosts for a very informative and inspiring
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