Paola Pluchino

Paola Pluchino is an environmental biologist specialised in strategic circular economy who has dealt with enabling the adoption of circular strategies for businesses and local areas. Co-founder of Bluenzima, she co-ordinates the work group on the circular economy by the Association of environmental analysts and Goal 11 work group by the Foundation Hub del Territorio.

Urban Metabolism: the city as a living organism is circular by nature

Urban metabolism is an approach that first of all requires starting from a vision: regarding cities as a living organism. It’s not mere philosophical speculation, there are practic...