Door-to-door selective collection in Lisbon

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Paper, Metal, Technical and Research, Glass, Plastic, Recycling

Organisation: Municipality of Lisbon

Localisation: Lisbon (PT)

Summary

In 2003, the door-to-door selective collection of waste fractions was implemented in households, in substitution of the existing multimaterial bring bank system.

Collection on demand of bulky waste in Lisbon

Categories: Construction Material, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, EEE, Recycling, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Municipality of Lisbon

Localisation: Lisbon (PT)

Summary

Bulky waste collection in Lisbon is made on citizens’ request, through a call service (by e-mail, website or in person), after an appointment with the municipal services.

Household pay-by-weight charging system in Ireland

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Paper, Economic, Metal, Glass, Plastic, Recycling, EEE

Organisation: Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Main partners:

  • Three Waste Regions within Ireland
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Local authorities
  • Private waste collectors

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Summary

A significant number of household collectors, both within this Region and nationally, have implemented a pay-per-weight charging system in order to comply with the pay-by-weight charging system required in their waste collection permit since 2005.

Separate collection of mixed dry recyclables in Ireland

Categories: Paper, Metal, Technical and Research, Glass, Plastic, Recycling

Organisation: Irish Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Main partners:

  • Three Waste Regions within Ireland
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Local authorities
  • Repak
  • Private waste collectors

Localisation: Ireland (IE)

Summary

The collection of a number of recyclable waste sources in one recycling bin i.e. cardboard, paper, plastic and cans has been undertaken in Ireland since 2001.