Project LIFE PAYT presented at the Order of Engineers in Aveiro

The coordinator of the project LIFE PAYT, Dr. Celia Dias Ferreira, presented the national scenario of the selective collection and data concerning the separation at source during the Conference “Waste Management in Smart Cities”. this conference was organized by the Order of Engineers and took place at Aveiro’s Delegation  on  December 6th.

Dr. Dias Ferreira presented several technological solutions for a “smarter” Waste Management which can be 
adjusted to a PAYT tariff model (Pay-as-you-Throw). The main challenges that these type of  technologies can help with are the monitorization of the waste quantity (weight or volume) disposed and the identification of who is generating the waste. The presentation has also highlighted the role of “gamification” as an enhancer of behavioral changes in citizens.