Interview with Thierry Mareschal, Circular Economy officer from the City of Paris explaining how they managed to go from an urban metabolism study to a call for projects experimenting on some major flows in order to develop a circular economy roadmap.
0:52 More information about Paris' urban metabolism study
3:28 Which metabolic flows were studied?
4:17 Some experiments that took place in Paris
5:59 What are the impacts of your actions on the environment and jobs?
7:55 How did you use the urban metabolism study and experimentations to inform policies?
11:15 What recommendations would you give to other policy makers when carrying out an urban metabolism study?
To explore the metabolism of Paris, visit this interactive data visualisation:
For more information about Paris' circular economy ambitions visit (FR)
For Paris' White Paper on Circular Economy visit:
For Paris' Circular Economy Roadmap visit:
For more urban metabolism publications about Paris visit