And what would happen if they participated in the proposal of initiatives to improve the efficiency of the service, if they paid waste management fees in accordance with waste generated and received reductions in waste management bills for reducing waste quantities and facilitating recycling?
Most probably, what would happen is that we could convert the current linear model into a new model based on the principles of the circular economy, a concept through which we would convert the origin of the problem into the solution.
Last 4-5th of May, Aclima travelled to Slovenia as a stakeholder of the Interreg Europe Project Retrace which links to ours task in clustering activities and identifying other projects funded by the European Comission which has elements in common with the Waste4Think. During the field visit we learnt about 8 good practices in Circular Economy[…]
Within the framework of GreenWeek 2017, the workshop PAYT – Pay as you throw. Innovative economical tools in waste management was held last week led by DeustoTech Energy. The event was attended by Ainhoa Alonso, coordinator of the Waste4Think project, Ignasi Puig (ENT), Michele Giavini (ARS Ambiente), Joan Pujol (Argentona Council) and Marta Vila (BCNecología). The[…]
Each person generates 6-7 litres per year of this type of waste, which is highly pollutant when spilled in the sanitary sewer. As such, it will play a key role in the work that Zamudio will carry out in the Waste4Think project. Waste oil gathering and recycling is vital in the management of household and[…]
After the approval of the local regulation by the City Council, starting from 1° May, the blu bags chip with RFID will be counted in order to introduce PAYT in Seveso. The payment of the collecting waste fee, divided in two parts, will have a fixed instalment in May (90% of the total amount) and[…]
Within the framework of the European project Waste4Think, an informative session on pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) will be developed. This waste management system contributes to the adoption of new and more sustainable governance models that foster behavioural changes of the citizens to move forward to a more responsible consumption. For this purpose, new technologies and methodologies are[…]
Serious Games Interactive are currently focusing on the development of the sorting game, the eco design game and the virtual city game. A tool for the sorting game is being developed and will in the near future allow pilots to input waste data and test the alpha version. A playable version of the Eco Design[…]
In the framework of the European Project Waste4Think experimental runs are in progress in the Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras (Greece) for the exploitation of used disposable nappies from nurseries, incontinence diapers from elderly houses and expired food products from Super Markets. In collaboration with Green[…]
On the 27 of March Ainhoa Alonso, coordinator of Waste4Think, will present the project in the framework of The Social Impact of Research at the University of Deusto. The aim of these conferences is to evaluate the social impact of the research in fields such as Heath, Connected Industry, Education, Genre issues, Waste Management. Along[…]
Zamudio will take part in the Waste4Think project to reduce urban waste The European project Waste4Think was presented to the citizens of Zamudio on March 13th, in a meeting in Zamudiotorre, during an act in which people were encouraged to get involved in the project and to take part in the work groups that will[…]
We are going to present the Waste4Think project within the framework of the 14th edition Fa’ La Cosa Giusta, Fiera del consumo critico e degli stili di vita sostenibili, a big event in Milan about sustainability. The event, organised by Waste4Think partner Legambiente will take place on the 10th of March, in their stand.