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.
Igotz López, mayor of Zamudio, will present on January 24 in San Sebastian (Spain), the case of the Zamudio pilot in the framework of the European project H2020 Waste4Think. The meeting is organized by EUDEL, which is the Association of Basque Municipalities and the Basque Government itself, who are collaborating jointly with local councils on[…]
Waste4Think has participated in a survey to know the role of Citizen Science in environmental policies. Waste4Think has participated in a study for the development of an EU-wide inventory of Citizen Science Activities for Environment Policies. The aim of this project is to provide a representative overview of EU Citizen Science of particular relevance for[…]
Serious Games Interactive is running up the Waste4Think game portal which displays the games produced by Serious Games Interactive for the European Waste4Think project. As part of the project, Serious Games is developing four different games targeted at different citizen groups, with the overall aim of educating and affecting behavioral change towards increased sustainability within the field of waste[…]
During the EWWR 2018 (European Week for Waste Reduction), Seveso municipality with ARS organized a review meeting on Eco-events in order to report and discuss about the main results obtained in 2018. Among the 50 day of events in the last summer, eco-events were 35! A great result, especially with respect to the summer 2017,[…]
In the framework of the EWWR 2018 (European Week for Waste Reduction), on Saturday 24th morning at Bosco delle Querce park, Seveso municipality organized the award ceremony of the virtuous households. During the contest, from May to July 2018, the households’ habits on domestic waste management have been monitored. They were in charge to weight[…]
As a Waste4Think partner, Legambiente Lombardia invites you to the II Edition of ECOFORUM: `The Circular Economy of waste´. The event will take place at Palazzo Reale of Milan on Wednesday, 28 of November 2018. During the event, there will be a networking activity between EMBRACED in which Legambiente Nazionale is a partner and Waste4Think projects,[…]
In the framework of the “European Week to reduce waste”, our Project pilots Seveso and Zamudio will analyze the reults of actions developed in the Project. The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) was launched as a 3-year project supported by the LIFE+ Programme of the European Commission until July 2012 and it continues taking place in[…]
Waste4Think will be attending the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain from 13-15 November. At the event, we will be joining FIWARE stand together with other several ‘Powered by FIWARE’ solutions solving city challenges, so come check FIWARE out at Stand C337. Smart City Expo World Congress exists in order to empower cities and collectivize urban[…]
In order to simplify the separation of waste, the bins for the selective collection have incorporated in the last weeks some explanatory stickers that show the drawings of the type of waste that should be deposited in each of them. This information is in line with the efforts being made by Zamudio as part of[…]
Waste4Think latest results in valorization of used disposable nappies and expired food products presented in Patras, Greece
In the frame of the 4th Workshop of Graduates and Post-Docs in Chemical Engineering Sciences (CES-WGP4) in Patras, Greece, Ms. Konstantina Tsigkou (PhD candidate in University of Patras, Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Technology) had an oral presentation entitled “Towards Life Cycle Thinking through Valorization of Used Disposable Nappies and Expired Food Products for[…]