IPC joins the Lisbon Municipality team during their visits to the large waste producers

On February 11, 2020, members of the LIFE PAYT team from the Polytechnical Institute of Coimbra (IPC) joined the Lisbon Municipality team in two monitoring visits to the Large Waste Producers. This activity carried out periodically by technicians of the Munucipality includes about 10 monthly visits to check  on the spot each of the systems implemented, serving to assess the

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LIFE PAYT Lisbon: Control and verification measures established

Currently the Lisbon City Council is carrying out periodic monitoring and verification actions on the containers installed in the Large Producers that have a contract signed with the municipality, and the amount of waste collected is being registered with the aid of a software application developed for this purpose by the technical team of the Lisbon City Council. This ensures

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Establishment of new PAYT contracts with Large Waste Producers in Lisbon

The strategy of establishing new contracts with Large Producers, taking into account tariffs based on the PAYT system (pay only what you throw away) proved to be important for the implementation of the project in Lisbon. The system is based on placing a serial number on each container and establishing a contract with each large producer, with the tariff to

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LIFE PAYT inventory in Lisbon – action creates database on Large Producers

For the implementation and monitoring of the LIFE PAYT project in Lisbon, it was necessary to develop a database containing essential information for the application of the PAYT, namely: identification of Large Waste Producers, identification of containers (using a serial number), identification of the volume of the containers and the frequency of collection, by row.

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LIFE PAYT Lisboa seeks to know waste management practices of Large Producers

In order to implement the LIFE PAYT project in Lisbon, the technical team of the Lisbon City Council (CML) considered it important to better understand the waste management system implemented by Major Producers, who are mainly represented by the sectors of Catering, Teaching Institutions, Hospitality and others . The technicians of the municipality visited each Large Producer individually in order

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Implementation of the LIFE PAYT Project in Lisbon is presented in Azores

On the 17th of May, the Vice-President of the Municipality of Lisbon, Duarte Cordeiro, presented the project LIFE PAYT: PAYT in Lisbon, at the 5th Technical Seminar of ERSARA (Regulatory Entity of the Water and Waste Services of the Azores), in city ​​of Horta, Faial island. The conference program and presentations can be found at: http://vstersara.epizy.com/apresenta%C3%A7%C3%B5es.html

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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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Training session and internal discussion of the LIFE PAYT project – Municipality of Lisbon

On the 8th of September, the Department of Urban Cleaning Services of the municipality of Lisbon organized a session for internal dissemination of the main projects that are in progress in the Department. Among the presentations, the work that has been developed in the scope of contracting and applying the waste tariff to large producers and the European project LIFE

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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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