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 reductions in waste management bills 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.
In the framework of the European Project Waste4Think experimental runs are in progress in the Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras (Greece) for the exploitation of used disposable nappies from nurseries, incontinence diapers from elderly houses and expired food products from Super Markets. In collaboration with Green[…]
On the 27 of March Ainhoa Alonso, coordinator of Waste4Think, will present the project in the famework of The Social Impact of Research at the University of Deusto. The aim of these conferences is to evaluate the social impact of the research in fields such as Heath, Connected Industry, Education, Genre issues, Waste Management. Along[…]
Zamudio will take part in the Waste4Think project to reduce urban waste The European project Waste4Think was presented to the citizens of Zamudio on March 13th, in a meeting in Zamudiotorre, during an act in which people were encouraged to get involved in the project and to take part in the work groups that will[…]
We are going to present the Waste4Think project within the framework of the 14th edition Fa’ La Cosa Giusta, Fiera del consumo critico e degli stili di vita sostenibili, a big event in Milan about sustainability. The event, organised by Waste4Think partner Legambiente will take place on the 10th of March, in their stand.
Last Thursday February 16th there was held the conference `Analysis of the Current Waste of Food and its Environmental Consequences´ by the Ph. D. student Héctor Barco. The conference was organized in the framework of Waste4Think project and there was explained the problem of food waste, its impacts and causes as well as possible solutions[…]
The data collected from surveys recently conducted in Zamudio regarding the habits of citizens in consumption and waste management as well as their receptivity to adopt new and more sustainable routines, show a high level of awareness of the importance of reducing waste volumes amongst citizens, both between industries located in the area and between[…]
The Waste4Think project will be implemented in Quinta dos Lombos and Quinta de S. Gonçalo neighborhoods. Both are located near to Carcavelos beach and are mainly residential with some commercial establishments and services with a strong demand by tourists. There are 88 underground bins equipped with reading “chips” (RFID) that identify the user through a[…]
In order to improve the system of waste collection and also to introduce the PAYT (Pay as you throw) three new automatic machines are now working in two different sites in Seveso. Citizens can take blue bags with RFID and yellow bags for plastic waste and bins 7 days a week at the “Oak Forest[…]
On the 6, 7 and 8th of February, the First International Forum on Municipal Waste Management #wasteinprogress was held in Girona. Successful cases of models of collection of cities from around the world were presented which have achieved recycling results close to 60% of selective collection. In addition, projects that can contribute to the achievement[…]
In connection with the project “Waste4Think”, the Municipality of Seveso is now searching for the Association who will manage the summer events for the next three years, starting from 7th June 2017! Interested organizations have to present a demand including the availability to set down two big tensile structures, to organize the kitchen also with[…]