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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[PORTUGUESE] Está em dúvida projecto inovador na recolha de resíduos urbanos no bairro da Forca-Vouga

Diário de Aveiro Fonte: Diário de Aveiro – Página 03 – 11 de Janeiro de 2020  O projecto “LIFE PAYT”, que visa reduzir a facture do serviço de recolha de resíduos sólidos urbanos aplicada aos munícipes e aumentar a separação, mantém um contentor em teste no bairro da Forca-Vouga, em Aveiro, dada a impossibilidade técnica de arrancar com este projecto

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LIFE PAYT searches innovation with new version of the waste container prototype

After the removal of PAYT containers from Bairro da Forca Vouga, in September 2018, due to the problems that were faced during the initial testing phase, these containers were transported to the supplier company’s facilities to be serviced and improved. Version 2 of the PAYT container will have another type of rotating drum, simpler and less likely to jam. The

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Removal of containers for mixed waste due to problems with the rotating drum

The 26 PAYT waste containers installed since May 22, 2018, as part of the project LIFE PAYT in Bairro da Forca in Aveiro, were removed on September 14th, 2018, and the testing phase initially planned is now suspended. The option to remove these containers was due to some problems that occurred with the rotating drum where the waste is deposited,

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PAYT containers of collective use discussed with LIPOR

On August 8, 2018, representatives of the project LIFE PAYT, namely the Municipality of Aveiro (CMA) and the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) conducted a technical visit to the LIPOR facilities, located in Ermesinde. This meeting was requested following the identification of some problems with the PAYT containers of collective use installed in Aveiro. The goal was to exchange experiences

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Training Action for elected official of the Parish “União da Gloria e Vera Cruz”

On July 19th, 2018 a Training Action was held for elected officials and staff of the Parish “União da Gloria e Vera Cruz”, with the participation of six representatives of the Parish, including its President. This is the parish where the Bairro da Forca Vouga is inserted. The aim was to inform the local representatives about  the development of the Life

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26 New containers installed in the neighbourhood of Forca Vouga

Since May 22nd of 2018, in the neighborhood of Forca Vouga in Aveiro, 26 new containers are installed for disposal of municipal waste with access control. In this implementation phase, containers have the raffle unlocked and the card is not necessary to deposit municipal waste. The containers will be locked after the testing phase and from that moment only users with

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