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Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration
24 Nov 2020
Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.
Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles
22 Oct 2020
As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.
Major cities sign the European Circular Cities Declaration
05 Oct 2020
The cities and regions are committed to act as ambassadors and champion a circular economy that leads to a resource-efficient, low-carbon and socially responsible society.
Full-power autonomous street sweeper piloted in Helsinki
30 Sep 2020
Trombia Technologies wants to unlock the potential for mass-electrification and carbon-neutralisation of one of the heaviest vehicle technologies in use in cities.
Climate and sustainability masters programme gets the green light
25 Aug 2020
The programme is aimed at both existing urban professionals, as well as those with multi-disciplinary environmental backgrounds and will create professional pathways in urban climate change leadership.
Smart waste solutions available on global marketplace
21 Jul 2020
Rubicon, whose solutions are used by more than 50 cities in the US, has made its smart city technology products available on the Geotab Marketplace.
Smart waste and global science company team to promote circularity
24 Jun 2020
Rubicon and UL will work together on their shared goals and aspirations towards zero waste and sustainability while creating economic value.
Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy
11 May 2020
Rubicon’s report, Toward a Future Without Waste, presents a roadmap for cities and governments on how to implement technology-based solutions to build a more sustainable future.
Amsterdam adopts first ‘city doughnut’ model for circular economy
15 Apr 2020
Economist Kate Raworth has adapted her doughnut model for Amsterdam. The approach could help the municipality with its post-pandemic recovery.
Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model
02 Apr 2020
Tampere, Espoo and Turku aim to create a model where cities, businesses, research organisations and citizens can develop neighbourhoods in line with circular economy principles.
Slovenia commits to a fully circular economy
23 Jan 2020
The overall goal is to position Slovenia as a European leader in harnessing the power of circularity to decarbonise its economy and transform communities.
New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability
13 Jan 2020
The programme aims to show what can happen when the private and public sector team up with civic groups and academic experts to tackle the biggest challenges facing the city.
Helsinki launches three new projects to 'rethink urban housing'
18 Dec 2019
The city is launching three new projects within the Re-thinking Urban Housing programme which seeks to improve the quality and appeal of flats as housing through customised solutions.
Swiss waste company signs technology agreement
10 Dec 2019
Helvetia Environnement will use Rubicon’s platform of both in-vehicle and fleet management dashboard technology to uncover cost savings.
Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"
08 Nov 2019
Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.
WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy
07 Nov 2019
Scale 360 aims to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy through nationally led challenges.
Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029
01 Oct 2019
Sustainability officers must put in place new models and encourage the continuous reuse of materials to minimise waste and the demand for additional natural resource consumption.
Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers
28 Jun 2019
Urban transportation, cyber-security and climate change experts are among those who will take to the stage at the annual event in Barcelona.
Revolutionising rubbish: Council trials tech that could make bin collections a thing of the past
03 May 2019
A UK council is trialling new technology that could allow residents and businesses to drastically reduce the amount of waste they produce and save money at the same time.
Solutions wanted for "the next big" energy priorities
09 Apr 2019
InnoEnergy will provide funding and support for solutions that help to address energy challenges in the circular economy and mobility.
Rubicon to help reshape Japan’s waste industry
05 Mar 2019
Smart city waste and recycling company, Rubicon Global, will support the Odakyu Group to enable Japan’s waste and recycling industry to move towards the circular economy
Austin launches circular economy challenge
11 Jan 2019
Styrofoam coolers and wine grape skins are among the materials available for those wishing to take part in the Texas city’s annual contest to find innovative solutions to repurpose waste
23 Jul 2021
Building smarter partnerships
Gordon Feller examines how two cities in Nevada are benefiting from being able to plug in to their technology partner’s existing infrastructure and platforms to ignite smart city innovation.
Realising the future of intelligent education
The importance of building with – not over – nature
How IoT technology is making parking smarter in Wolfsburg
White Paper: Artificial Intelligence Within Cities – The Next Stage in Societal Digital Transformation
WEBINAR: Becoming truly smart – how can new cities add value to fibre with sensing?
ONDEMAND WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
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