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.
Raising awareness and keeping the citizens of the Municipality of Halandri informed are fundamental parts of the implementation and development of the European Waste4Think Program. For this reason, two informative events took place in the beginning of March. The first event aimed at informing the residents of the area of Agia Varvara and part of Read more about Introducing Waste4Think to its new participants and rewarding the old ones in Halandri[…]
As part of Waste4Think, Virtualware has designed and implemented 3 mobile location-based games with educational purposes about waste management for scholars. The main objective is to create awareness and boost students´active participation on this issue. They also serve as support to the rest of learning materials developed in the project including the Digital projects, STEM Read more about Three mobile games about waste management now available![…]
Michele Giavini of ARS ambiente will participate to the international congress on Pay As You Throw WasteInProgress, in Girona on 6th and 7th march. He is going to explain the role of PAYT, its effects and the opportunity to combine it with the innovative approach of KAYT – Know As You Throw. The experience gained during the Waste4Think Read more about Pay as you Throw and Know as you Throw to be explained at #wasteinprogress[…]
The Municipality of Halandri participated as an exhibitor in the 3rd International Exhibition for Environmental Technologies ‘Verde-Tec’ and it was visited by a great number of local government officials, scientists and citizens aware of environmental issues. The pioneering solutions that the municipality has adopted, and more specifically, the innovative approach of food waste management within Read more about The case of Halandri was presented in the 3rd International Exhibition ‘Verde Tec’[…]
ARS (M. Giavini) and DEUSTO, as members of W4T consortium, will participate to the: WINPOL CAPACITY BUILDING SEMINAR 19 February 2019, Brussels WINPOL is an INTERREG-EU funded project with the aim to improve policies for waste and awareness campaigns. In the seminar, led by ACR+, some EU funded projects, amongst which Waste4Think, are invited to Read more about Capacity building on waste management policies in Brussels[…]
On February 19 a “Demo Day” will be held in Zamudio to present the social actions and learning materials that have been developed within the framework of the European project Waste4Think. Regarding social actions, the new regulation of “zero waste” ecoevents and community composting will be presented, the campaigns of prevention of plastics and donation Read more about Don´t miss the Demo Day of Waste4Think! (19th February, Zamudio)[…]
The Local Waste Management Plan of the Municipality of Halandri is based on the decentralized waste management concept with emphasis on recycling at the source. Within the framework of the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON2020) the municipality of Halandri with the help of the National Technical University of Athens has focussed on food waste, which despite Read more about Presenting the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON2020) in China[…]
On 5th February, Waste4Think partners will celebrate a Demo Day in Cascais, where the partners involved in the Cascais pilot will demonstrate the progress in situ of the ICT tools developed in the project. The program will include a demonstration of Invoicing module with City Points Gamification System and also the applications in usage regarding Read more about Join the Demo Day of Waste4Think! (5th February, Cascais)[…]
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 Read more about Waste4think will be presented at the HerriSmartik 2019 meeting[…]
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 Read more about Waste4Think participates in a Citizen Science study of the European Comission[…]