First distribution of packaged compost produced from the municipal biowaste in Halandri

One of the main objectives of the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON 2020) was the implementation of a circular economy model based on biowaste in Halandri. Within this framework and as an act of reciprocity of the municipality towards the volunteers of the program, on Sunday 19/05/2019 the first free distribution of packaged compost was held. Read more about First distribution of packaged compost produced from the municipal biowaste in Halandri[…]

Introducing Waste4Think to its new participants and rewarding the old ones in Halandri

Raising awareness and keeping the citizens of the Municipality of Halandri informed are fundamental parts of the implementation and development of the European Waste4Think Program. For this reason, two informative events took place in the beginning of March. The first event aimed at informing the residents of the area of ​​Agia Varvara and part of Read more about Introducing Waste4Think to its new participants and rewarding the old ones in Halandri[…]

Three mobile games about waste management now available!

As part of Waste4Think, Virtualware has designed and implemented 3 mobile location-based games with educational purposes about waste management for scholars. The main objective is to create awareness and boost students´active participation on this issue. They also serve as support to the rest of learning materials developed in the project including the Digital projects, STEM Read more about Three mobile games about waste management now available![…]

The case of Halandri was presented in the 3rd International Exhibition ‘Verde Tec’

The Municipality of Halandri participated as an exhibitor in the 3rd International Exhibition for Environmental Technologies ‘Verde-Tec’ and it was visited by a great number of local government officials, scientists and citizens aware of environmental issues. The pioneering solutions that the municipality has adopted, and more specifically, the innovative approach of food waste management within Read more about The case of Halandri was presented in the 3rd International Exhibition ‘Verde Tec’[…]

Presenting the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON2020) in China

The Local Waste Management Plan of the Municipality of Halandri is based on the decentralized waste management concept with emphasis on recycling at the source.  Within the framework of the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON2020) the municipality of Halandri with the help of the National Technical University of Athens has focussed on food waste, which despite Read more about Presenting the European Project Waste4Think (HORIZON2020) in China[…]

Waste4Think latest results in valorization of used disposable nappies and expired food products presented in Patras, Greece

In the frame of the 4th Workshop of Graduates and Post-Docs in Chemical Engineering Sciences (CES-WGP4) in Patras, Greece, Ms. Konstantina Tsigkou (PhD candidate in University of Patras, Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Technology) had an oral presentation entitled “Towards Life Cycle Thinking through Valorization of Used Disposable Nappies and Expired Food Products for Read more about Waste4Think latest results in valorization of used disposable nappies and expired food products presented in Patras, Greece[…]

Waste4Think at the RETEMA Magazine

The journal RETEMA in its issue No. 208 July / August 2018, hosts an extensive report on the European Project Waste4Think , in particular, it focuses on the Halandri pilot (Greece) whose objective is the exploitation of biowaste sources aiming to maximize the recovery of raw materials and their conversion to gaseous biofuels (methane, hydrogen, Read more about Waste4Think at the RETEMA Magazine[…]

Waste4Think attends the 7th Edition of WasteEng2018

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 Read more about Waste4Think attends the 7th Edition of WasteEng2018[…]

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 Read more about Students of Halandri learn about treatment of disposable nappies and expired food products in the framework of Waste4Think[…]

Acknowledgment of the Municipality of Halandri, under the Greek Green Awards 2018

Within the framework of Waste4Think Project, Municipality of Halandri in collaboration with National Technical University of Athens and ENBIO Ltd were nominated for the first prize awarded to the Municipality of Halandri in the “Urban Waste Management” category at the 2nd “Verde.tec” international exhibition.   The event, which took place between 2 and 4 March Read more about Acknowledgment of the Municipality of Halandri, under the Greek Green Awards 2018[…]