Waste / Circular economy

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BNP Paribas El Djazaïr – Alger

BNP Paribas El Djazaïr – Alger

The first “HQE” building on the African continent

Artelia handed over the new Algerian head office of BNP Paribas, located in the Bab Ezzouar business district of east Algiers, in September 2015. BNP Paribas El Djazair (a subsidiary 100% owned by the BNP Paribas banking group) embarked on three years of works to build its new head office near the airport in the framework of its expansion in Algeria. This is the first building in Africa to be awarded certification under the green building standard used in France, “HQE”.

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Circular economy: let’s take the lead!

Circular economy: let’s take the lead!

In January 2018, AdCF devoted the special feature section of its monthly review “Intercommunalités” to the circular economy. It explores the potential of this new model of sustainable development on a territorial scale: industrial ecology, financing and profitability, leverage of public procurement etc. All the challenges of the sector for local authorities are addressed and illustrated by concrete projects implemented by local council communities.

Circular economy: let’s take the lead!

Circular economy: let’s take the lead!

In January 2018, AdCF devoted the special feature section of its monthly review “Intercommunalités” to the circular economy. It explores the potential of this new model of sustainable development on a territorial scale: industrial ecology, financing and profitability, leverage of public procurement etc. All the challenges of the sector for local authorities are addressed and illustrated by concrete projects implemented by local council communities.

EcoQuartiers: what lessons can be learned?

EcoQuartiers: what lessons can be learned?

Based on the analysis of the 39 French EcoQuartier labelled operations in 2013, 2014 and 2015, located in most of the major French regions, Cerema's publicaton "EcoQuartiers, what lessons can be learned?" aims to overcome preconceived ideas and develop collective representations. What is really new in these projects? What is the difference between a 1970s or 1980s development project and today’s so-called "sustainable" urban projects?

Plantins waste water treatment plant in Beynes

Plantins waste water treatment plant in Beynes

The Plantins de Beynes plant is located in the heart of a remarkable site surrounded by an archaeological area to the South and agricultural fields to the North.

The architectural team aims to create a dialogue with the surrounding rural areas while respecting the biological balance in place and giving the development complex, using landscaping and architectural treatment.

Construction works began in May, 2011 and the plant has been operational since August, 2012.

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Circular economy: action plan for intermunicipalities

Circular economy: action plan for intermunicipalities

The “circular economy – action plan for intermunicipalities” guide was released by AdCF, in partnership with Veolia and l’Association des Directeurs Généraux des Communautés de France (the Association of French Communities’ Managing Directors, ADGF). Dedicated to the circular economy, it aims to support local public decision-makers from the testing to the development of real territorial strategies and projects regarding circular economy. To this end, it suggests a methodology and levers for action.

Perpignan eco-hub, complete waste recycling

Perpignan eco-hub, complete waste recycling

The Perpignan eco-hub, built in the middle of the vineyards by Tiru, is a complete waste recycling site. Its architecture enables it to adapt perfectly to its rural environment. This unique recycling plant also processes all kinds of plastic. Each year, 270 000 tonnes of waste are turned into green energy and fed back into the urban network.

New urban economic models: the role of waste management operators against the circular economy

New urban economic models: the role of waste management operators against the circular economy

This case study was carried out as part of the “New Urban Economic Model” working group set up by the French Network for Sustainable City. Its objective is to provide a sectoral and prospective analysis of circular economy operators in light of the recent developments, particularly the digital revolution and the hybridisation of services impacting the waste management sector.

Circular economy: an asset to meet the challenge of sustainable town and country planning

Circular economy: an asset to meet the challenge of sustainable town and country planning

The global context of increasing population and decreasing resources and raw materials requires us to reflect on the transition from a linear to a circular economy. With more and more inhabitants living in cities, the challenge of circularity is above all urban. Town and country planning must contribute to this by restricting silo-based approaches and acting in an integrated way, so that all the territory’s resources are mobilized for a single objective: to turn our territories and cities into sober and decisively circular spaces.