LOOP-Ports project nominated to win IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards 2020

The LOOP-Ports project led by the Fundación Valenciaport and funded by EIT Climate-KIC has been selected as a finalist for the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards 2020 in the Climate and Energy category.

The LOOP-Ports project has as main goal to facilitate the transition to a more circular economy in the port sector, where products, materials and resources are maintained in the economy for as long as possible, and the waste generation minimised.

The Network of ports supporting Loop-Ports project is increasing with the implication of more ports, being currently a total of 40, that could take advantage of the project’s results, including the development of business models and their replicability in other ports with similar characteristics, as well as tailored training activities for the staff working at the port cluster.

The next steps of the project will be to carried out 30 workshops (20 at port level and 10 at institutional level) before the end of 2020. These workshops will be celebrated in, at least, six countries, (Denmark, Netherlands, France, Spain, Germany, and Italy) with the participation of the stakeholders included in the network in order to put together some initiatives and gather feedback regarding circular economy activities in ports.

The deadline for voting on the projects selected in the different categories is 28 February. The 6 winners, out of a total of 18 finalists, will be announced during the IAPH 2020 World Ports Conference gala dinner in Antwerp on March 18.

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