Main partners:

  • Eco-Emballages – French producer’s responsability organisation for packaging
  • Municipalities

Localisation: Montmorency Valley (FR)

Population: 270,000

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Underground containers for selective collection in Ile-de-France

Action leader(s)

Syndicat Emeraude – Montmorency Valley Syndicate for the treatment of household waste


To overcome difficulties linked with high density and vertical housing, the first underground containers in this area were implemented in 2006 as a pilot project. Following the success of the pilot action, there was an increasing demand on the territory.