02-07-2020 - Durban

Digital launch of Baobab in Durban:

a third place dedicated to the circular economy and sustainable development in an urban environment, co-built by Veolia

Baobab, a new, third place, is opening in Durban, South Africa, with the creation of a dedicated community: its website went online this past Saturday, a few months before the scheduled opening of its physical premises in December 2020. Its slogan "Upcycling the future" invites Internet users to form a community to develop new solutions with a low environmental impact that create green jobs. Initiated by Veolia with the support of its Foundation and in collaboration with The Maker Space Foundation, the local partner chosen by Veolia to manage the project, Baobab is inspired by the model of La REcyclerie in Paris (France) and L'Oasis in Niamey (Niger).

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