LIFEPAYT project in AVEIRO achieves a significant increase in the separation of recyclable waste

The 2nd Waste Characterization Campaign was carried out in the 26 conditioned access containers, installed in Aveiro, between 11 and 14 November 2020. This campaign, together with the one carried out in 2017, allowed to evaluate the impact of the actions of the LIFEPAYT project on the production of waste in the Bairro da Forca-Vouga. In general, the results showed

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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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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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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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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 presence of the Ecoquiosque in the Urbanization of Forca-Vouga

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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State of play on the testing phase of the PAYT container installed in the Forca Vouga zone in Aveiro

In the first testing phase of  the PAYT container for undifferentiated urban waste carried out in Aveiro in 2018, mechanical problems were identified with the type of container installed, another limitation was the too small (25 liters) capacity of the tank for waste deposition, which led to a long process of collaboration with the service provider to find a better solution.

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