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.
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[…]
Last 19th May, DeustoTech and Zamudio carried out the first Citizen Science activity in Zamudio to map, among others, waste collection facilities, households and local economic activities. During this activity, participants were divided in 9 different groups and, to collect the information and the corresponding coordenates, maps, gps and forms were used. More than 9 km per[…]
During the meeting of Seveso an internal exhibition of videos was held in which the partners had the opportunity to present the videos they have done for the project. Partners present the objectives of the project, their role within the project an even an animated way and even an animated way that explains how to[…]
Yesterday, June 29, 2017, the first draft of the educational materials designed for the Waste4Think project were presented at Vizcaya School. School centres could learn the structure of digital projects, the methodology proposed for the work in the classroom and an approximation to the contents. However, the most remarkable fact of the day was the[…]
Within the Framework of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management that was held in Athens, Greece from 21st to 24th June 2017, an oral presentation was given by University of Patras PhD candidate Ms. Konstantina Tsigkou about “Pretreatment of disposable nappies towards valorization of the fermentable fraction through anaerobic digestion”. One[…]
During the 3rd meeting of the project in Seveso, we interviewed the pilots’ coordinators to learn about the main objectives of the pilot and the current status. Gerasimos Lyberatos, Professor in The School of Chemical Engineering, University of Athens (NTUA) and the city council from the Municipality of Halandri. Igotz López Torre, the Mayor of[…]
Italian partners hosted the third meeting of the Waste4Think Project, held the 8th and 9th of June in Seveso. The first day of the meeting the partners reviewed the work done up to date. Including the WPs status, Environmental Educational Plan and the presentation of Serious Games and Apps for citizen engagement. An important part[…]