LIFE PAYT presentation at Summer School, NOVA IMS

LIFE PAYT project will present its experience implementing PAYT at NOVA IMS, on 9th September. The audience, mainly students, is applying blockchain technology to encourage recycling and improve waste management, including through the use of pay as you throw systems. These 12 students, from a range of universities and subjects including computer science, math, environmental engineering, business, are preparing PAYT type schemes

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2nd Training Course on Domestic Composting in the Urbanization of Forca-Vouga (Aveiro)

It will take place on September 26 (Saturday), from 10 am to 11:30 am, outdoors, at Rua da Guiné Bissau, in Aveiro. If you live in Urbanização da Forca-Vouga contact us, via e-mail aveiro@life-payt.eu or telephone 234 406 428, and sign up to become a participant. Participants receive a composting kit free of charge: a 290 liter compost bin and

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Follow-up visits to Domestic Composting users in the Forca-Vouga Urbanization, in Aveiro

LIFEPAYT Project is conducting follow-up visits to residents who have joined domestic composting scheme, at Urbanização da Forca-Vouga, in Aveiro, on the 5th and 12th of September. These residents received composting kits and were trained by Maria José Valinhas. The objective is to provide assistance, improve the composting process and motivate participants. At the end of September, the 2nd edition

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Reactivation of PAYT containers and Ecoquiosque in Forca-Vouga Urbanization, Aveiro

Containers with access control at Urbanização da Forca-Vouga are being reactivated in this late summer 2020. The devices now have a more robust lid, drum and a wider opening. These changes allow a better handling, hence controlling waste deposition volume. At the same time a ECOQUIOSQUE is installed, next to the parking lot at Rua Dr. Orlando Oliveira, where residents

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LIFE PAYT project, in Aveiro, moves forward with the reinstallation of containers in the Urbanization of Forca-Vouga

During the month of August, the Municipality of Aveiro resumed the pilot experience with the 26 containers with access control in the Urbanization of Forca Vouga, within the scope of the LIFE PAYT project – see full story here. In the first phase of testing, mechanical problems delayed PAYT implementation but have been solved by now with a more robust

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4th LIFE PAYT Project monitoring visit carried out by videoconference – without site visit activity

In view of the current situation and the restrictions imposed by the pandemic caused by COVID-19, the 4th Monitoring Visit to the LIFE PAYT Project took place on 21 May by videoconference and was attended by Dr. Filipa Ferrão (External monitoring team of European Commission / EASME) and all partners. The work carried out within the scope of the LIFE

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LIFE PAYT Project joins Webminar organized by Aberta University (UAb)

Due to the isolation and circumstances of remote work, Universidade Aberta invited the LIFE PAYT project to be the theme of a lecture during a Webminar (web-based seminar), organized under the graduation studies on Environmental Sciences. The Webminar “Field Works II ” was held from April 13 to 16, 2020. The presentation of the project “LIFE PAYT: A tool to reduce

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LIFE PAYT project gives a presentation during event promoted by ESAC Student Association

The participants of the 11th edition of the Week of Courses, promoted on February 20, 2020 by the Students Association of ESAC (Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra) had the opportunity to listen to the LIFE PAYT project-manager Catarina Sousa about the need to change behavior in relation to waste separation and recycling. The theme presented addressed the need for economic

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Video conferencing: LIFE PAYT Project continues to be promoted

In order to circumvent the social isolation required by COVID-19, the lecture “The LIFEPAYT Project: A tool to reduce waste in Southern Europe”, held last April 4th under the Master in Environmental Management of Coimbra Agricultural School (ESAC) was transmitted by videoconference. The manager of the LIFE PAYT project, Catarina Sousa, drew attention to the need to meet national and

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