Renewable Matter # 12 / September-October

Looking After Green Spaces with GPP

by Sofia Mannelli

Over the past years – ahead of its time – the municipalities of Barcelona and Lille decided to manage their public green spaces adopting environmental criteria. Here is the analysis of two cases that can act as models.


Can GPP indeed represent the lever to unhinge the rigidity of the “production-consumption-discard” model characteristic of a linear economy in order to bend it towards a circular one? It would seem so, especially if we look at the excellent GPP practices adopted in some European countries and the results they obtained for the environment and local economies.

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