LIFEPAYT Project, in Aveiro, completed its field experience with success

On November 16, 2020, the pilot experiment in the Urbanization of Forca Vouga ended, with PAYT containers on the ground, with enormous success. This experiment aimed to test a prototype of collective use surface container, with access control, for the deposition of undifferentiated urban waste. PAYT containers were operational on the ground between September 15 and November 16, 2020. Domestic

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5th LIFE PAYT Project Monitoring Visit was attended by EASME and the European Union Project Adviser

The 5th Monitoring Visit of the LIFEPAYT Project took place on November 11, 2020. This visit had the normal participation of Mr. Filipa Ferrão (from EASME) and also had the presence of the Project Adviser in the European Union, Mr. Cézar Seoánez. Scheduled before the start of the pandemic, this meeting had scheduled a visit to each of the demonstration

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Project Board meeting, by Videoconference

LIFEPAYT Project Board meeting took place last November 5th. This meeting, held by videoconference, was attended by Portuguese partners (Municipality of Aveiro, Municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova, Municipality of Lisbon, IPC and University of Aveiro), as well as NTUA partners and Greek and Cypriot partners, the Municipalities of Vrilissia and Larnaka. Each of the partners presented the development of their activities and a

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Residents from Forca-Vouga neighborhood, in Aveiro, join LIFEPAYT Project

On October 15th and 19th, approximately a month after the installation of the new PAYT waste containers in the Forca-Vouga neighborhood in Aveiro, the LIFEPAYT project team made a photographic survey of the situation (see situation of 25 containers on the day 15 and day 19  of October). With 97.5% of the residents of this neighborhood already in possession of

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Awareness campaign in the neighborhood of Forca-Vouga mobilizes residents and warns of the impact of waste on the environment

For three days (8th, 9th and 10th October) the LIFEPAYT Project team was present in the Bairro da Forca-Vouga in Aveiro for an awareness campaign for residents, in order to explain the operation of PAYT containers, collect suggestions for improvement and raise awareness of the impacts of waste on the environment. Most of the people contacted showed a great interest

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Meeting between LIFEPAYT Project Team and ERSAR

A meeting between LIFEPAYT Project team (IPC, Aveiro Municipality, Condeixa-a-Nova Municipality and Lisbon Municipality) and ERSAR (Regulatory Entity of Water and Waste Services) took place on September 30, 2020, by Videoconference. The main objective of this meeting was to discuss and share information regarding the implementation of PAYT tariffs. During the meeting, the main difficulties in the implementation of PAYT-type

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2nd edition of the Training Action in Home Composting took place on Saturday, in Aveiro

The 2nd edition of the Training Action in Home Composting took place on Saturday, September 26, at Bairro da Forca-Vouga, in Aveiro. The action counted on the participation of residents who live in houses and who received the composting kit, as well as other residents who are already making composting but who have doubts about the process and need technical

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LIFEPAYT Project team visits Community Composting, in Galicia

Rosal On September 18, the LIFE PAYT project team went to Rosal Municipality (Spain) to visit its Community Composting Center. The mayor of the Municipality Ánxela Fernández Callís, and the councilors Sara Vicente and Ramón Leal, welcomed the LIFEPAYT project team and served as hosts, together with Óscar Troncoso, a technician from the municipality who is in charge of the

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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

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