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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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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Monitoring Committee of the LIFE PAYT project meets in Condeixa-a-Nova

On the 21st of November, the second meeting of the LIFE PAYT Project Monitoring Committee was held in Condeixa-a-Nova, which was attended by several entities, such as ERSAR, LIPOR, Maiambiente, CCDRC, VALORSUL and the ZERO Association. This second meeting had as main objective to present the works developed in the LIFE PAYT project. In addition, it was also carried out

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Monitoring visit to the LIFE PAYT project in Condeixa-a-Nova

  The 3rd Monitoring Visit the Project LIFE PAYT held by the European Commission / EASME with the presence of Dr. Filipa Ferrão, took place on 6 and 7 June in Condeixa-a-Nova. The visit included a Technical Meeting which was presented the work carried out under the LIFE Project PAYT. All Portuguese partners (Municipality of Aveiro, the city of Condeixa-a-Nova,

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Condeixa-a-Nova started free collection of waste from commercial establishments

The Center of Solid Urban Waste (ERSUC) started in August a free door to door collection service for waste from business premises of Condeixa-a-Nova, announced today by the authority of the municipality of the district of Coimbra. “In order to increase the amount and quality of recyclables, the ERSUC in collaboration with the municipality of Condeixa began on August 20th

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Technical visit to the PAYT initiative at the historical center of Guimarães (Portugal)

  On 15 November, the technical team of the project LIFE PAYT visited Vitrus Environment to monitor the implementation of PAYT in the historic center. The visit was aimed at sharing knowledge and experiences in PAYT systems. They discussed various issues related to the system, the frequency of collection, the applicable rate, awareness campaigns, among others. Throughout the afternoon, the

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Condeixa tests the adaptation of sensors in vehicle for waste collection

Before launching the bidding notice to adapt the collection waste vehicle and the containers with RFID to control the opening of  the waste bins, the city conducted a pilot test to help define the technical specifications. For this test, a garbage collection vehicle of the municipal fleet has been adapted with an RFID reader and antenna; In addition, RFID tags

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Condeixa gets to know the composition of their municipal waste

Held throughout the week of 27 to 31 March the first physical characterization campaign for municipal waste in Condeixa-a-Nova. The objective is to estimate the composition of mixed waste collected by the municipality in various locations around the county. The campaign took place over five days, examined a number of mixed waste containers, especially those generated by the commercial sector.

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Set of environmental indicators for the LIFE-PAYT project are now defined

During the LIFE PAYT project, a set of indicators will be used to measure the environmental performance of the various actions. The selection of indicators was carried out by a team from the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) in collaboration with the project partners, the National Technical University of Athens and the Local Authorities involved. How much waste do we

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System measures the quantity of waste disposed in the bins to determine waste tariff

A project that promotes waste separation and recycling is being tested in Lisbon, Aveiro and Condeixa. The waste bins record the amount or volume of waste disposed by a specific producer and the tariff is paid accordingly. Therefore, promoting recycling in order to pay a lower tariff.   Original news in  SIC Notícias.

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