PIC joins the Lisbon Municipality team during their visits to the large waste producers

On February 11, 2020, members of the LIFE PAYT team from the Polytechnical Institute of Coimbra (PIC) joined the Lisbon Municipality team in two monitoring visits to the Large Waste Producers. This activity carried out periodically by technicians of the Munucipality includes about 10 monthly visits to check  on the spot each of the systems implemented, serving to assess the

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LIFE PAYT team conducts a survey for the non-domestic sector in Condeixa-a-Nova

On the 16th, 21st and 22nd of January and on the 4th and 5th February 2020, the IPC and CMC teams conducted a face-to-face opinion surveys in several parishes in the municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova, as part of an action developed under the LIFE PAYT Project. Focused only at the non-domestic sector, the surveys aimed to collect the perception and behavior

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LIFE PAYT project collaborates with ASPEA study on public policies

The LIFE PAYT project team from the Polytechnic of Coimbra met with the Portuguese Association of Environmental Education (ASPEA) in Aveiro, on January 17th, to provide some clarifications about the project activities and collaborate with the research “Participatory socio-environmental diagnosis of policies waste management in Bairro da Forca, Aveiro”, developed by Ana Cristina Ferreira, PhD student in Geography at the

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Condeixa-a-Nova has two new vehicles to measure the volume of waste and promote recycling

The municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova received in November a new car mixed waste collection you want to reply to the implementation of PAYT system (Pay as you throw / pay for what lies outside), expected to come into force in the first quarter of 2020, benefiting more who separates recyclables. In addition to the collection of mixed waste car, the city

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Project LIFE PAYT presented at the Order of the Engineer in Aveiro

The coordinator of the project LIFE PAYT, Professor Celia Dias Ferreira, presented the national stage of the selective collection and data about the separation at source during the Conference “Waste Management in Smart Cities”, organized by the Order of the Engineer at the Delegation in Aveiro, on the 6th of December. The speaker presented some technological solutions for a “smarter”

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LIFE PAYT organizes Workshop about the technological challenges for PAYT in Portugal

The Workshop “PAYT in Portugal … the next steps!”, held in the auditorium of the Portuguese Roman Museum in Sicó (PO.RO.S), in Condeixa-a-Nova, on November 21, attracted the interest of national and foreign companies and municipalities, namely Greece, Spain, France, Italy and Ireland, and it has exceeded the pre-determined maximum number of 100 participants. The public was mostly composed of

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LIFE PAYT project celebrates its third anniversary during meeting with partners

The LIFE PAYT Project Board meeting took place on 22 November at the premises of the Condeixa-a-Nova City Council. This meeting was attended by the Portuguese beneficiaries (Polytechnic of Coimbra, Aveiro Municipality, Condeixa Municipality and  University of Aveiro), as well as the Greek (National Technical University of Athens, Vrilissia Municipality) and Cypriot (Larnaka Municipality, via skype) beneficiaries. Each partner presented

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Reserve your place in the workshop on technological challenges for PAYT in Portugal

The auditorium of the Museum Portugal Romano in Sicó (PO.RO.S) in Condeixa-a-Nova receives, on 21 November (5th Monday – // 9h00-13h00 14h30-17h00), the Workshop ” PAYT in Portugal … the next steps! “With the aim of promoting innovation in the waste sector . Make your registration here  and give in to the event program , organized by the project team

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