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1 Hans van Meerendonk Coördinator International Projects Cradle to Cradle Islands 14 April 2011

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3 Svolvaer, lofoten, Norway

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5 Samso, Denmark Shetland Islands, UK Tjorn Sweden Spiekeroog, Germany Svolvaer, lofoten, Norway Helgoland, Germany Ameland, NL Runde, Norway

6 Framework Interreg IVB North Sea Programme 24 partners from 8 countries 12 Islands regional/local governm., knowledge instit., EPEA 3,5 jaar: 1 jan till medio 2012 budget Euro 4.0 Million

7 Project aim Contributing to a sustainable future with respect to: using resources without harming the environment; focus on water, energy and materials; Cradle to Cradle approach. Islands as testing grounds for sustainable innovations

8 Why Islands often depending on external resources such as water, energy and materials difficult to provide in a sustainable way X factor: enormous amount of visitors; promotional value a natural testing ground for sustainable innovations

9 Cradle to Cradle Islands vision A catalyst for further development and implemention of sustainable innovations in the field of water, energy and materials with C2C approach as a guide Combining international knowledge and forces Short term actions Pilot projects: testing and demonstrating generating of additional funding / involvement of companies Launch of world wide network WISLE Wise Islands Long term goal Implementation Cradle to Cradle Islands (2030) World wide network WISLE

10 Kameleondorp Terherne

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12 Project: INTERREG IIIb Urban Water Cycle kameleoneiland Terhorne Contactpersoon: St. Kameleondorp, Dhr. Jan C. Stedehouder Gemeente Boarnsterhim, Dhr. W. Mulder Provinsje Fryslân, Mevr. J. Kiestra Aquario, Dhr. H.E. de Vries drinking-water pipeline gray water pipeline sewerage hay roof TP toiletbuilding sewage purfication plant surface water house boat ST drainage drainage landing stage drinkingwater purification drainage solar water heater ST polderwater solar energy water management wastewater system of WP groundwater drainage windmill drinkingwater system surface water TP = draw off point WP = waterpump ST = surge tank (the toiletflush is taking place with polderwater (cq. surfacewater) surface water versie 4: (eng.)

13 Cradle to Cradle Blue Energy Solar/Wind/Wave/Tidal Mobility (electric scooter) Energy saving in housing Energy Innovations Desalination of sea water Purification and re-use of effluent Water Storage of rainwater Seperation of household waste water Cradle to Cradle Islands Let the Sunshine In Transnationality Energy producing Eternal Holiday House Research Centre on Biopolymers Local C2C material production Materials C2C solutions for marinas and accomodations Islands as catalysts for new developments and testing ground for sustainable innovations

14 CRADLE TO CRADLE METABOLISMS

15 DISSOLVING PLASTICS Samso, solar, wind, biomass ecohouse C2C clothes Afdeling Economie, Recreatie & Toerisme Afdeling Economie Recreatie & Toerisme

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17 CRADLE TO CRADLE PRODUCTS

18 Renovation of holiday house on Ameland Holiday House on Ameland TECHNOSPHERE BIOSPHERE

19 Mobiel of inklapbaar concept (in winter gebied teruggeven aan natuur) DESIGN OF AN ETERNAL HOLIDAY HOME

20 Touch the Earth gently (Aboriginals) ç DESIGN OF AN ETERNAL HOLIDAY HOME

21 HOUSES LIKE TREES CITIES LIKE FORESTS Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies I Oberlin C ollege, OH 21

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24 Main goal: Eternal Holiday House Transform and rebuild an existing holiday house on Ameland into an eternal holiday house that will be energy- and water positive without decreasing the level of comfort and health standards of today and the future and taking material choice into consideration.

25 Step 1: focus on water (2010) Decentral water vision digester Collection & re-use 25

26 Vacuum toilet

27 Vegetable grinder

28 RESEO Renovation Strategy for Energy Optimization of holiday houses on the North Sea islands inspired by Cradle to Cradle By Vasileios Antonopoulos Papageorgiou

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30 Energy Innovation

31 new water sources from air, sea and waste water 31

32 General information tourists Natuurmuseum banners water experiments for children

33 Demo- scale 32 houses Bron: Grietje Zeeman, Katarzyna Kujawa, Brendo Meulman 33

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36 Tourist Vehicles

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38 New York..an exciting overseas member Sustainable City Planning Agency Urban Answers in New York has commited to the C2CI-project. A Feasibility Study will be conducted to canvas the potential for C2CI pilot projects to gain support in 3-5 locations around New York City: Roosevelt Island, Governors Island, Jamaica Bay and others upon further consideration. Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation already reacted very positive to this initiative: We see the C2CI projects as an excellent way to organize our sustainability agenda and simultaneously leverage like minded resources and knowledge beyond our borders.

39 Friese workshop: Decentralized and Self Sufficient Water Systems

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45 Koninklijke Vereniging De Friesche Elfsteden Alvestêdetocht/Elfstedentocht

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