LIFEPAYT project intends that each citizen only pay for the waste they throw in the container

“LIFE PAYT” Coimbra Polytechnic Institute leads the development of a system that can reduce the value of the tariff for solid waste management in the water bill. The Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) is developing a project that allows each citizen to pay only the undifferentiated waste they throw away and which reduces the water bill. In a statement released

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Polytechnic of Coimbra develops project to reduce tariff for solid waste in the water bill

The Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) is developing a project that allows each citizen to pay only the undifferentiated waste they throw away and that reduces the water bill, it was announced today. IPC says that the “LIFEPAYT” project, which is in the testing phase, with samples of the population, in Lisbon, Aveiro and Condeixa-a-Nova (Coimbra), aims to “make citizens

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Coimbra develops project to reduce tariff for solid waste in water bill

The Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) is developing a project that allows each citizen to pay only the undifferentiated waste they throw away and that reduces the water bill, it was announced today. In a statement sent to the Lusa agency, the IPC said that the “LIFEPAYT“ project, which is in the testing phase, with samples of the population, in

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[PORTUGUESE] Projeto prevê reduzir tarifa de resíduos sólidos na fatura da água

O Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra (IPC) está a desenvolver um projeto que permite que cada cidadão pague apenas o lixo indiferenciado que deita fora e que reduz o valor da fatura da água, foi hoje anunciado. Em comunicado enviado à agência Lusa, o IPC adianta que o projeto ‘LIFEPAYT’, que está em fase de testes, com amostras da população, em Lisboa,

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Condeixa in project to reduce tariff for solid waste in the water bill

The Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (IPC) is developing a project that allows each citizen to pay only the undifferentiated waste they throw away and that reduces the water bill, it was announced today. In a statement sent to the Lusa agency, the IPC said that the “LIFEPAYT” project, which is in the testing phase, with samples of the population, in

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New recyclable containers to increase recycling and preserve the environment

The municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova has been reinforcing the number of recyclables containers in places of greater population concentration, having installed, in the second half of 2018, another 31 equipments in order to increase the volume and quantity of multimaterial recycling. With this reinforcement, the population of the municipality of Condeixa will benefit from an increase in the containerization capacity for

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LIFE Program supports 3 innovative Portuguese projects in Environment and Climate Action

European Commission has approved an investment package of 222.7 million €, to support Europe’s transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon future, support that comes from the LIFE Program for the Environment and Climate Action. In Portugal, three projects were contemplated, with a global financing of 7.3 million euros. EU funding will encourage additional investments, totaling  398.6 million € to

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Approved LIFE PAYT Project Consortium which includes the City Council of Aveiro

The LIFE project, submitted to “call 2015” the area of ​​Environment and Resource Efficiency, approved by the European Commission in June 2016, called “PAYT – Tool to Reduce Waste in Southern Europe”, aims to change strategies, overcoming obstacles and contribute to transform the opinions of decision-makers (local elected officials, technical staff) and eliminate misconceptions about PAYT (Pay-As-You-Throw). Local authorities will

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The City of Aveiro joins an European pilot project to improve recycling

The municipality of Aveiro is one of the partners in a new LIFE project, approved by the European Commission in June. According to the municipality, PAYT – Tool to Reduce Waste in Southern Europe, will allow the development of “innovative methods, technologies and actions” with the main objective of waste prevention, reuse, and selective collection, encouraging  the adoption of different

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