Collection bins for nappies will stay in Zamudio

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 Read more about Collection bins for nappies will stay in Zamudio[…]

Tuppers against inequalities and waste

Starting on March 1st, Aunar Elkartea NGO’s ‘Táper solidario’ will reach Zamudio, where it will rescue surplus food coming from collective and professional catering services and will distribute it amongst a dozen local families. 88 million tonnes of food are binned every year in the European Union, which amounts to 173 kilograms of food waste Read more about Tuppers against inequalities and waste[…]

The solidary food storage container arrives at Zamudio

The distribution of the rations is weekly and are intended for ten local families. Since last 1st of March, the solidary food storage container, initiative promoted by the NGO Aunar Elkartea is underway in Zamudio. The project, in which the Consistory and the European Waste4Think initiative that seeks a better management of waste collaborates, ` Read more about The solidary food storage container arrives at Zamudio[…]

More bins for collecting used nappies and new rubbish bins for waste sorting

Zamudio has installed definitive bins aimed at collecting used nappies, as well as rubbish bins for different kinds of waste. Zamudio has installed definitive bins, in certain locations, aimed at collecting used nappies (inside tightly closed bags) so that they can be duly treated and converted into energy. These bins replace the provisional ones that Read more about More bins for collecting used nappies and new rubbish bins for waste sorting[…]

The ‘Pay As You Throw’ tax model, under debate

The school of Zamudio held on January 18th the third citizen discussion group regarding the Waste4Think Project, which worked on the design of the PAYT system. The cost of collection and transport of waste in Zamudio was 339,520.98 euros in the year 2016, whereas the cost of the treating of this waste amounted to 220,000 Read more about The ‘Pay As You Throw’ tax model, under debate[…]

A XXI century waste management

After largely meeting today’s requirements, Biscay looks at European objectives for 2030 and sets the goals of increasing recycling rates of glass, paper and cardboard, and improving selective collection of electric and electronic devices. A review of the II Comprehensive Integrated Urban Waste Management Plan of Biscay (2005-2016), carried out by the Regional Government, has Read more about A XXI century waste management[…]

The challenge of reaching a 65% recycling rate

‘Gero Arte. Recycle and make it come back’ campaign, launched by the Regional Government of Biscay, reached Zamudio on September 2nd. An informing tent, accompanied by a foodtruck, spread the word about recycling and European objectives for 2030. In the year 2016, 605,000 tones of waste were collected in Biscay, 247,000 of them, through selective Read more about The challenge of reaching a 65% recycling rate[…]

Zamudio and Waste4Think, models of eco-design in the biannual congress

In the context of a sectorial forum about ‘Sustainable cities’, as part of the Basque Ecodesign Meeting held in Bilbao, the municipality explains the key lines of the European project in which it is involved and which has led it to the vanguard of urban waste management. The work that is being carried out in Read more about Zamudio and Waste4Think, models of eco-design in the biannual congress[…]

Take a seat!

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 Read more about Take a seat![…]