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.
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[…]
Waste4Think has participated in the side events organized by EASME EU Going Global: Innovative Solutions for Circular Services on 23rd and 24th October 2018 in Yokohama (Japan). During these days DeustoTech, coordinator of the project ,and Softline, SME participating in the project have shown the solutions that Waste4Think is developing in the field of Circular Economy.[…]
They encourage citizens to dress with recycled material and to make candles Like last year, the population of Zamudio will take to the streets to celebrate their particular Arimen Gaua. It is a party that since last year is celebrated on the eve of All Saints’ Day and whose roots are buried in the depths[…]
Within the framework of the work carried out by the University of Deusto (http://www.deusto.es/) on the social impact of research, a series of research projects with high potential for social impact are selected annually, and from these, the so-called Deusto Social Impact Briefings (DSIB) are prepared and published as short monographs. They are aimed at[…]
Today there is a trend to use IoT technology to improve waste management by providing electronics systems to monitor the bin filling level or to identify the user of the container. In some localities, pay-as-you-throw systems are based on the volume: residents are charged for each bag or can of waste generated. Here, the communication[…]
Waste4Think will participate in the side events organized by EASME EU Going Global: Innovative Solutions for Circular Services on 23rd and 24th October 2018 in Yokohama (Japan). During these days DeustoTech, coordinator of the project, and Softline, SME participating in the project will show the solutions that Waste4Think is developing in the field of Circular Economy.[…]
Waste4Think is going to be present at ECOMONDO fair with a parallel sesion called “Horizon 2020- Waste4think, innovation in waste management” Date/Time: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM Place: Tulipano room Language(s): English/ Italian ECOMONDO is the leading euro-mediterranean area green and circular economy expo celebrated in Rimini (Italy) that brings together all sectors of the[…]
Ainhoa Alonso, project coordinator and head of DeustoTech’s Energy & Environment unit, participates as a speaker at the Recuwaste conference. During her presentation, Ainhoa Alonso explained how Waste4Think uses technological innovation to develop tools for citizen participation. Recuwaste was held in Mataró on October 8 and 9, 2018 and this edition has focused on the management of resources[…]