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More than 40 participants from public concessionaires and companies in the sector propose initiatives for the development of the Circular Economy Strategy of the municipality (14/02/2020)

Highlights proposals from various fields, such as energy efficiency, recycling, reduction of water and waste consumption, as well as training and awareness.

The third sectorial table will be held next Monday, February 17, with the participation of a panel of experts, composed of professional associations, researchers and teachers in the academic field.

More than 40 participants from public concessionaires, companies in the sector and other entities have proposed various initiatives from different fields for the development of the Circular Economy Strategy of the municipality, after the second sectorial table held on February 3.

In this way, the organizations identified actions that are being carried out, such as the consumption of renewable energy or energy efficiency, reuse, recycling and recovery of by-products for subsequent direct sale or the manufacture of new materials.

Participants have also pointed out initiatives such as water and waste treatment to produce high-value products, actions to reduce the consumption of water, energy and waste, the implementation of systems and tools to assess environmental impact, as well as training and awareness, sustainable mobility and in situ treatment of waste for use in agriculture.

From the conclusions of this table, the companies and attending entities pointed out the important role that each of the key actors should play, where, in the first place, the City Council stands out in collaboration with the rest of public administrations, citizens, companies, the educational community and other agents involved.

The Department of Urban Agenda and Open Government, directed by Mercedes Bernabé, is responsible for carrying out the diagnosis for the implementation of the Circular Economy Strategy in the municipality.

This diagnosis aims to achieve the following objectives: identify the actions that are being developed in the municipality on circular economy, find new opportunities and detect possible barriers to the development of this strategy.

“It is worth mentioning the high participation of the business sector and the quality of its contributions, since participation is the central axis for the implementation of initiatives that affect the future of our city,” highlights Mercedes Bernabé.

Convened for next Monday the third sectorial table

The City Council celebrates next Monday, February 17, the third sectorial table of the diagnosis for the development of the local strategy of Circular Economy of the municipality.

This time it will be a panel of experts, composed of technology centers, sector entities, professional associations, researchers and teachers in the academic field who will participate in the identification of initiatives in this area.

The celebration of the third of the sectorial tables represents an important milestone in the ambitious process of public participation established for the diagnosis of the local Circular Economy Strategy.

This table is preceded by the first, which had the municipal technicians, and the second, in which public concessionaires, companies and other entities participated.

The councilor says that so far more than 20 organizations have confirmed their attendance.

Likewise, the entities that wish to do so are still in time to participate through the email

Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia

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