In 2012, Rijkswaterstaat and WRAP (UK) in partnership with Aldersgate Limited, ESKTN andTUoN submitted an application for funding under the European Commission's LIFE+ programme for the REBus project. WRAP was notified by the Commission that the REBUS proposal had been successful in being selected for funding under LIFE+ in May 2013.
EQual is an innovative demonstration programme, supported by LIFE+ and seven key partner organisations, which will encourage the appropriate use of waste-derived products. It will achieve this by providing tools, techniques and information to improve decision-making, and increasing confidence in waste-derived products that meet end of waste status.
MADE-BY and Rijkswaterstaat are launching a joint European LIFE Project. This project aims at improving the sustainability of the textile supply chain and boosting the circular economy. To achieve this, they are working with partners in England and Denmark. The project has a budget of € 3.6 million. It aims to reduce the amount of clothing entering landfill sites or incinerators in Europe by 90,000 tons per year in 2019.
CityChlor is an interreg IVB-NWE project between partners from Flanders, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Partners worked on solutions for chlorinated solvents in urban areas. One of the solutions is the so-called 'integrated approach': an early cooperation and alignment between all actors involved in urban spatial planning and development.