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.
The European project Waste4Think presents itself at the ISWA Congress as a model of Circular Economy in waste management
The project is led by DeustoTech and Aclima, and it involves Zamudio (Biscay) together with Halandri (Greece), Cascais (Portugal) and Seveso (Italy) The Word congress of the International Solid Waste Association is held at Palacio Euskalduna from october 7th to october 9th, and it will adress the latest scientifical and technical innovations for a sustainable Read more about The European project Waste4Think presents itself at the ISWA Congress as a model of Circular Economy in waste management[…]
Last week the last ecoevent of summer season have been performed in Seveso. It was a success and the assistants had the opportunity to dowloand and play the seriousgame developed in the project `Ways2Sort´. It was also a good opportunity to invite attendees to complete the end of project surveys with very relevant information as Read more about Celebrated the last Waste4Think Eco-event in Seveso[…]
After more than 40 months of work, Waste4Think is coming to the end of the project. Thus, a project results dissemination event next 8th of Octoberin the framework of ISWA Congress. The dissemination event will be a perfect opportunity for the participants to learn how sustainable planning of waste management strategies needs tools to support Read more about Waste4Think project results dissemination event[…]
During 25, 26 and 27 of July, Waste4think participated in the Euskal Encounter Fair, where it had a stand and some activities were carried out. Participation was very high, 33 games were played and the competition with the serious games VirtualCities was interesting and challenging. In the end, there were three winning groups, all of Read more about Great success in the Euskal Encounter event[…]
Cascais, Seveso and Zamudio Waste4Think Pilots wanted to test the introduction of PAYT during the project. In the framework of the preparation of Deliverable 5.3 (PAYT regulations), as requested during the revision, ARS ambiente has prepared a factsheet, summarizing the role and benefits of PAYT. It is translated in 7 languages used by Waste4Think: English, Read more about A new factsheet about PAYT produced in 7 languages[…]
During the 25, 26 and 27th of July the Euskal Encounter fair will be held in Bilbao. Euskal Encounter is a computer party for computer amateurs and professionals seeking a knowledge exchange and willing to be involved for a few days in any kind of activity related to computers. This makes it a perfect opportunity to present the different serious games and apps developed in waste4think. In Read more about WASTE4THINK will perform a competition with the serious games in the Euskal Encounter 2019[…]
High separate collection rate for the eco-event The “Sagra Suoni e Musica con i bambini 2019” eco-event has been organized in Seveso on the 8th and 9th June 2019 by AMALO association. It has been the first eco-event of the last summer season in the W4T project, closing on the next November. The event had Read more about AMALO OPENED THE ECO-EVENT SEASON 2019![…]
Virtuous families in Seveso on tap water The Virtuous Households secondo contest is now ongoing in Seveso: only 4 weeks to the end. The 7 families are trying personal solutions or experiencing very common ones to reduce their waste production. They exchange opinions, hints and suggestion in a WhatsApp chat created for the aim. In Read more about Middle-term of the VH Contest 2.0[…]
On the 20th of May, a public event will be held to explain Zamudio’s experience with the PAYT within the Waste4Think project, in the framework of our partner Aclima´s General Assembly. In the event, Ainhoa Alonso, coordinator of the European H2020 project Waste4Think, will present the project and then Igotz López, Mayor of Zamudio, will Read more about Zamudio’s experience with PAYT in the framework of Waste4Think will be presented[…]
The European project Waste4Think is one of the success stories of the EU funded project , as a part of the Horizon 2020 programme. The article entitled “Circular approach to waste management” is available on the European Commission website and focuses on the challenges that the four pilot schemes are running to promote a circular Read more about Waste4Think is a success story for European Commission[…]