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The future of city energy systems : Beyond minimising energy use | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

New York City’s 10-year plan to improve the energy efficiency by reducing building-based emissions 30% by 2025

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Can inspiring spaces spark collaboration?

The Dutch-based architectural firm Droog designs “FLOW”, an interior structure entirely made out of recycled and scrap material including bicycle seats and egg cartons.

A Wecycler in Action
Image: Wecylers

Bottom-up + Top-down Support = People Centred Urban Solutions

Top-down actors enabling bottom-up, community practice in urban planning and infrastructure development: the Lagos case study

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This Week on Metropolist: No Space for Waste

Going green is everywhere. We try to eat organic foods,to save electricity, to cycle or walk instead of drive, all in an attempt to reduce our carbon footprint. Perhaps with all this talk on “re-use,reduce,recycle”, we’re even feeling a bit of Green fatigue at the moment.

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Watch: Can City Project

In a city with over 20 million residents, waste is produced on a large scale in Sao Paulo. Watch how this creates an opportunity for waste collectors to turn cans in to beautiful stools.

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Business & Sustainability: Our next #CityTalk

[ March 18, 2013; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Sustainability enthusiasts often encourage individuals to make small changes their lifestyles, hoping for more significant change as a result of collective actions. However, for society to successfully complete its journey towards sustainability, larger stakeholders such as governments and businesses also need to be proactive in addressing sustainability challenges.