Lorries with tecnologies to optimize waste gathering routes

As a member of the Service Community of Municipalities of Txorierri, Zamudio (Biscay) will use two smart lorries to gather data regarding the amounts of urban waste in bins, which will allow to adjust collection routes and frequencies to the real needs of citizens. As a member of the Service Community of Municipalities of Txorierri, Read more about Lorries with tecnologies to optimize waste gathering routes[…]

The first ‘eko-festa’ in Txorierri

The Council of Zamudio, with the collaboration of the Mancomunidad de Txorierri, turns into a party in favour of recycling the people’s meal of the local association ‘Lagatzu Alkartea’. On the initiative of the local council, and as a new step towards the municipality’s ‘Zero Waste’ aim, all the elements that were used this year Read more about The first ‘eko-festa’ in Txorierri[…]

Citizens make their first contributions to the Waste4Think project

The first workshop, carried out on May 25th, poses the need to carry out educating and consciousness-arising campaigns and proposes solutions to issues that could arise with the use of smart bins.     Uncontrolled waste spills, doubts regarding the use of smart bins and opening cards, waste centres established far from buildings where elder Read more about Citizens make their first contributions to the Waste4Think project[…]

Solutions to adjust taxes to actual waste generation

New technologies allow to deploy waste collection systems that reward the efforts made by people, commerces, bars, restaurants and industry to reduce their generation and to sort their waste. Zamudio will weigh which is the most suitable way to take advantage of them in the context of its participation in the Waste4Think European project. Over Read more about Solutions to adjust taxes to actual waste generation[…]

Citizen Science: available main results from Zamudio Mapping Session

  Last 19th May, DeustoTech and Zamudio carried out the first Citizen Science activity in Zamudio to map, among others, waste collection facilities, households and local economic activities. During this activity, participants were divided in 9 different groups and, to collect the information and the corresponding coordenates, maps, gps and forms were used. More than 9 km per Read more about Citizen Science: available main results from Zamudio Mapping Session[…]

The commitment to gather household used vegetable oil

Each person generates 6-7 litres per year of this type of waste, which is highly pollutant when spilled in the sanitary sewer. As such, it will play a key role in the work that Zamudio will carry out in the Waste4Think project. Waste oil gathering and recycling is vital in the management of household and Read more about The commitment to gather household used vegetable oil[…]

Social Impact 2017

WASTE4THINK at the First Conferences of Social Impact of Research at the University of Deusto

On the 27 of March Ainhoa Alonso, coordinator of Waste4Think, will present the project in the framework 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 Read more about WASTE4THINK at the First Conferences of Social Impact of Research at the University of Deusto[…]

Technologies and citizen participation against litter

Technologies and citizen participation against litter

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 Read more about Technologies and citizen participation against litter[…]

Analysis of the Current Waste of Food and its Environmental Consequences

DeustoTech Energy fights food waste

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 Read more about DeustoTech Energy fights food waste[…]

Contenedores

Towards a more sustainable management of urban waste

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 Read more about Towards a more sustainable management of urban waste[…]