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.
In September, Zamudio City Council will launch a campaign, included in the actions developed within the framework of the European project Waste4Think, to reduce the use of single-use packaging. For this, reusable bags and tuppers will be distributed to the families for purchases of fruit, meat and fish in local commerce. In addition, its continued[…]
This week, Waste4Think Greek partners have presented three papers at the 7th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorization. During this week the 7th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorization has been held in Prague (Czech Republic). Our Project partners Professor Gerasimos Lyberatos explained the latest developments on the production[…]
Now that summer has arrived and therefore, the fairs celebration season, in Seveso a series of eco-events will be held throughout the summer. The reason why they are considered as `eco´, is because they are using washable ceramic dishes in replacement of disposable and plastic plates. The objective is to increase the waste prevention and[…]
The Fourth Consortium meeting of Waste4Think took place in Cascais (Portugal), one of the pilot cases of Waste4Think. On 4 – 5th of June 2018, the Waste4Think community met in Cascais, Portugal to attend the 4th Project meeting, the municipality hosted in the Nature Park Quinta do Pisão, considered as a case study of the[…]
Zamudio has installed new rubbish bins, painted in colours that follow the same logic as bins for household waste. This way, waste sorting will be possible on streets and parks. The local council of Zamudio has installed new rubbish bins, aimed at waste sorting, in parks, streets and squares. They are identified by colours that[…]
Waste4Think team member Marta Vila Gambao (BCN Ecologia) will participate as a speaker at “BioMeta 2018: XIII Jornadas de Biometanización de RSU”. The workshop is organized by the research group in Environmental Biotechnology of the University of Barcelona (UB) with the support of the Fundació Bosch i Gimpera (FBG). In this edition, special emphasis will be[…]
During the 6th June the Waste4Think event `Prevention challenges in waste management´ will take place in the framework of the GreenWeek . The workshop aims to discuss the prevention of waste production in households through awareness and efficiency in waste management. Citizens and waste stakeholders alike must debate and further new ideas to help the implementation[…]
Waste4Think recognized as the best innovation project in the field of Smart City The Waste4Think project, whose main objective is to transform the traditional linear model of treatment and final disposal of urban waste into a recycling and materials recovery model based on the principles of the circular economy, is proud to announce it has[…]
Students of Halandri learn about treatment of disposable nappies and expired food products in the framework of Waste4Think
On 20th April 2018 Green Technologies Ltd and University of Patras welcomed more than 25 students and two High School Professors at the premises of University of Patras, where the Waste Treatment Unit is being tested for the treatment of Disposable Nappies and Expired Food Products at pilot scale operation. The students from the 3rd[…]
They were installed to help the project in Halandri that, as part of Waste4Think, is testing techniques of energy valorisation. Now, they will stay in case there might be new requests, and so that families with children or older people who need nappies can use them. Starting in January, several collection bins were installed in[…]