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.
On the 27 of March the project is going to be presented within the framework of The Social Impact of Research at the University of Deusto. The aim of the research is to respond to the social questions and challenges of our time in issues such as waste management where he project and its objectives are[…]
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.
Last Thursday February 16th there was held the conference `Analysis of the Current Waste of Food and its Environmental Consequences´ by the Ph. D. student Héctor Barco. The conference was organized in the framework of Waste4Think project and there was explained the problem of food waste, its impacts and causes as well as possible solutions[…]
The data collected from surveys recently conducted in Zamudio regarding the habits of citizens in consumption and waste management as well as their receptivity to adopt new and more sustainable routines, show a high level of awareness of the importance of reducing waste volumes amongst citizens, both between industries located in the area and between[…]
The Waste4Think project will be implemented in Quinta dos Lombos and Quinta de S. Gonçalo neighborhoods. Both are located near to Carcavelos beach and are mainly residential with some commercial establishments and services with a strong demand by tourists. There are 88 underground bins equipped with reading “chips” (RFID) that identify the user through a[…]
In order to improve the system of waste collection and also to introduce the PAYT (Pay as you throw) three new automatic machines are now working in two different sites in Seveso. Citizens can take blue bags with RFID and yellow bags for plastic waste and bins 7 days a week at the “Oak Forest[…]
On the 6, 7 and 8th of February, the First International Forum on Municipal Waste Management #wasteinprogress was held in Girona. Successful cases of models of collection of cities from around the world were presented which have achieved recycling results close to 60% of selective collection. In addition, projects that can contribute to the achievement[…]
In connection with the project “Waste4Think”, the Municipality of Seveso is now searching for the Association who will manage the summer events for the next three years, starting from 7th June 2017! Interested organizations have to present a demand including the availability to set down two big tensile structures, to organize the kitchen also with[…]
The Waste 4 Think Project will be accomplished in Quinta dos Lombos neighborhood within Carcavelos parish. This pilot project covers 1100 families (2500 citizens), where we expect to implement a PAYT collective system. It will be a test of user behavior and adaptation to new system and to promote a more efficient waste management model.[…]
DeustoTech Energy goes together with its Engineering partners to the first FIWARE summit in order to establish contacts in the community of developers of the FIWARE community. Apart from attending the round tables where the future of the FIWARE Foundation has been clarified it has taken advantage of several meetings with key people within the[…]