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.
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[…]
A public summary of the yearly management report due for the first year of the project has been published. It proposes a summary of the actions conducted in the different Work Packages (WP) and the results achieved during the first year. It also has a specific section for each pilot where the development of the[…]
After the summer holidays the partners of the Waste4think project have returned to work eagerly and this has been reflected in the results of communication. Waste4think has a growing community both in the website and Social Networks but especially this month it has achieved very successful results on the twitter account. On September[…]
Washable dishes and citizens sensitizazion for Seveso events. On the 31st of August, the first eco-event has been organized in Seveso during the four-day long Valtellinese Festival. With the precious collaboration of Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica, the managing association, the event was a great success. About 600 people was served with washable dishes and cutlery and[…]
On the 19th of September Igotz López, Major of Zamudio Municipality, in collaboration with the Basque Environmental Cluster, Aclima, will present waste4Think Project in the Basque Ecodesign Meeting (BEM) 2017. Being one of Europe’s most important ecodesign meetings, it is focused on analysing the implication for the industrial sector of the change of economic model[…]
As a member of the Service Community of Municipalities of Txorierri, Zamudio (Biscay) will use two smart lorries to gather data regarding the amounts of urban waste in bins, which will allow to adjust collection routes and frequencies to the real needs of citizens. As a member of the Service Community of Municipalities of Txorierri,[…]
The DeustoTech stand in the Euskal Encounter 2017 will present the European project titled “Waste4Think”. Within the stand, the game called “Ways 2 Sort” will also be presented in premiere. This game, developed by the SGI Company, is the first serious game developed within the framework of the project Waste4think in order to promote segregation[…]
New technologies allow to deploy waste collection systems that reward the efforts made by people, commerces, bars, restaurants and industry to reduce their generation and to sort their waste. Zamudio will weigh which is the most suitable way to take advantage of them in the context of its participation in the Waste4Think European project. Over[…]
The video has a Motion Graphics format and explains in simple words the background and objectives of this initiative. The production has a Motion Graphics format and explains in simple words the background and objectives of this initiative. The European project, led by DeustoTech, seeks to move forward the current urban waste management practices into[…]