The C2CI Bio-polymer platform aims to provide current up to date information about the use of bio-polymers from a Cradle to Cradle design perspective, with a special focus on practical applications in island environments. Most islands are dependent on the main land for their material supply and the management of discarded materials.
A local community development organisation is developing a sustainable wool processing mill to process local wool sources into sustainable and high value end products. The development is to incorporate a number of renewable and energy saving technologies to allow wool processing to be done in a low carbon way.
The project is designed to exchange experience and develop methods how to support sustainability in the field of energy, waste, water and transport on the island. Anholt faces particular challenges among other things, because of its remoteness and the impact of the tourist season.
RESEO, stands for Renovation Strategy for Energy Optimalization of holiday houses on the North Sea islands inspired by Cradle to Cradle®. It is part of the RENOVA Decision Tool and can be used as a guide and a database on energy renovation.It provides six steps to be followed during the energy renovation of a house. It includes a review of methods and technologies that van be implemented during each step.
In the Varjakka area will be a new concept developed, which combines the historic old cultural environment, recreational tourism and nature. The aim is a rescue and renovation of nationally valuable cultural buildings in an ecological sustainable way. The Varjakka development is part of a broader Oulunsalo Inspiria project, in which they create new ways of working and living environments.
In Storvågan a new centre will be realised within 2014.
The Municipality of Spiekeroog intends to outline a strategy for a self sufficient supply of energy on the island.
On the dykes of the Delta Works in the province of Zeeland, the marina of the future is going to be realized. This new harbour is built on new land and partially floating. A vacation resort will be integrated in the marina.Aim of the project is to realize a Cradle to Cradle marina in 2014/2015. To realize this aim, several design studies have been started.
The location of Beach Ameland applies the Cradle to Cradle principal, on both water/sustainable energy and architecture of the building on the beach. Visitors get to know all about Cradle to Cradle en will see the beauty of it in practice. An inspiration for tourists, the locals and to other businesses.
Roosevelt Island is embarking on an island sustainability feasibility study to identify existing and potential pilot projects that test and demonstrate sustainable and innovative solutions for islands.In this initial stage, the partnership is being built on intellectual capital, not economic investment.