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 incentives to foster sorting and waste prevention 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.
On Tuesday, December 19, Ainhoa Alonso, Waste4Think coordinator and Igotz López, mayor of Zamudio, have been invited to the` Innobasque Tuesdays´ as representatives of the Waste4Think Project. Innobasque is a Basque public-private Alliance which offers a powerful platform and network for collaboration between civil society, companies, stakeholders in science and technology and public autorities with[…]
On December 12 and 13, TRACASA in collaboration with our partner ZABALA organizes a pioneering conference in Pamplona focused on the integral management of water (day 12) and waste (day 13). On second day´s first session, dedicated to waste management and Circular Economy, Ainhoa Alonso from Deustotech, will moderate a round table about urban waste[…]
Waste4Think in Smart City Solutions Track On November 29, 2017 FDEUSTO attended the FIWARE Tech Summit 2017 held in Málaga (Spain). This is a key event for developers and users of FIWARE. Under the name `Waste4Think: evolving waste management to support a circular economy´the project participated in the Smart City Solutions Track where ICT developments to[…]
Next Tuesday, on the 5th of December 2017, Legambiente will organize the forum `ECOFORUM Lombardia: from waste to resources´. The meeting will be held in the Royal Palace of Milan where different companies, public bodies and administrations will tell their experiences and future prospects to make the circular economy an increasingly contemporary reality. At the[…]
After largely meeting today’s requirements, Biscay looks at European objectives for 2030 and sets the goals of increasing recycling rates of glass, paper and cardboard, and improving selective collection of electric and electronic devices. A review of the II Comprehensive Integrated Urban Waste Management Plan of Biscay (2005-2016), carried out by the Regional Government, has[…]
Waste4Think Project will participate at the special session on TOOLS TO PROMOTE THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN CITIES which will took place on the 29th of November and organised within the CONAMA LOCAL 2017 in Valencia, Spain, under the motto Cities connect naturally. The Conama Foundation is a Spanish, independent and non-profit organization that promotes the exchange of knowledge in pursuit[…]
SOFTline, as partner of W4T project, have organized the event “Puntual rate and smart city: technological innovation to support the Public Administration in achieving fiscal equity” to disseminate the project. The event will be done during the Ecomondo Expo on the 9th November 2017 – 14.00 16.10 – Cedro Room – West pavilion You can acces via[…]
Waste4Think will participate in ECOMONDO, the leading Euro-Mediterranean area green and circular economy expo. An international event with an innovative format that brings together all sectors of the circular economy in a single platform: from material and energy recovery to sustainable development. The italian partners have a stand in the fair in which they[…]
European Week of Regions and Cities On the 11th of October a delegation of Waste4Think partners participated to the Circular Economy Policy workshop where 5 representatives of each project funded by Horizon 2020 focusing on waste and circular economy gathered to discuss together. There were 4 project funded by call WASTE-6a-2015 – Eco-innovative solutions: (Waste4Think,[…]
On 11th of october italian representatives went to Bruxelles for a workshop organized by the European Union in order to share best practices with all the projects financed by “Horizon 2020”. The workshop was about the presentation of seven European Projects concerning waste prevention and circular economy and the discussion of future cooperation. Raffaella Mariani[…]