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 produce? How much do we separate? How many could we separate? What are the consequences of separating or not? These are some of the questions that the project will answer. The indicators now defined allow for a “radiography” of the

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The LIFE PAYT project adopts Green Public Procurement Criteria!

The LIFE PAYT project, which will take place in three Portuguese municipalities and two other souther European municipalities, one in Cyprus and the other in Greece, has an active policy of green procurement, reducing environmental impact and carbon footprint. During the initial phase of the project  will be purchased hundreds of bins for the collection of undifferentiated waste. The environmental impact arising from this purchase will have to be considered given the need to acquire durable equipment. It is intended to adopt a green procurement strategy, as well as the promotion of efficient resource management. The main objective is to

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