Paper recycling in Cádiz

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Legal, Paper, Communication and Education, Recycling

Organisation: Municipality of Cádiz

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Localisation: Cádiz/Andalusia/Spain

Summary

This practice concerns the collection system for recyclable paper and cardboard implemented in the City of Cádiz. The system, supported by information and communication campaigns, boosted selective collection of paper and cardboard in the municipality, reaching 81% in 2015.

Underground containers in Florence

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Paper, Legal, Metal, Technical and Research, Glass, Plastic, Recycling, Land use

Organisation: City of Florence

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Localisation: Florence/Tuscany/Italy

Summary

The City of Florence implemented an underground waste collection system in the historical city centre to reduce the aesthetic impact of waste and boost selective collection. This was done in combination with an archaeological surveillance procedure which allowed the valorisation of eventual archaeological findings made during the digging phase, enriching the historical knowledge of the city.

Integration of waste collection points in the urban centre in Córdoba

Categories: Governance, Strategy and Planning, Biogenic fraction, Paper, Legal, Metal, Glass, Plastic, Recycling, Land use

Organisation: E.M. Sanitation Córdoba

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Municipality of Córdoba

Localisation: Córdoba/Andalusia/Spain

Summary

The City of Córdoba implemented a series of waste deposit solutions aimed at addressing the problem of the visual impact of waste management in heritage city centres. Waste collection points, underground containers and container covers were integrated in the urban centre succeeding in reconciling the need to implement separate collection with environmental aesthetics and urban hygiene.

Flexible fee for selective waste collection in Bergen

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Legal, Paper, Economic, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Plastic

Organisation: BIR AS

Localisation: Bergen/Norway

Summary

A flexible fee model for selective waste collection was introduced in Bergen and 8 surrounding municipalities with the aim to reduce the overall amount of waste generated by households by rewarding customers for considering the environment and optimising selective collection. This initiative proved to be effective in reducing the total residual waste.