Big Data analysis to improve waste management. Etra’s experience in an academic paper.

The paper collecting ETRA and DataRiver’s experience in Big Data management for the improvement of waste service management, implemented within the Life Project REthinkWASTE, has been published by the Association for Computing Machinery, New York. The collaboration enabled the development and test of new smart approaches in waste management through the clever use of Big […]

Etra introduces PAYT also for commercial users

About 30,000 businesses are interested in the new standard tariff for commercial users introduced by the local authority for waste management, Consiglio di Bacino Brenta, in the area of the province of Vicenza served by Etra. The initiative aims to involve companies and firms in achieving the target defined by the Regional Urban Waste Plan […]

Training and one-day workshop on the PAYT-KAYT approach in Cittadella on 24 January.

Etra and the Consiglio di Bacino Brenta are organising a workshop focusing on the innovative PAYT-KAYT approach on 24 January in Cittadella, with the involvement of the municipality and local stakeholders, as part of the dissemination actions of the Life REthinkWASTE project. An opportunity to activate a collaborative approach aimed at involving municipalities and social […]

Finland is closer to REthinkWASTE thanks to Life CircWaste!

On the 8th and 9th November, a representative team of the project CircWaste from Finland visited the facilities of Etra in Bassano del Grappa (Italy). The visit is part of the networking actions to foster cooperation between the two projects and support the widespread of best practices such as the PAYT and disseminate the results […]

The testing of the KAYT approach in Bassano del Grappa and Varese: two new short video animations outline the experience

Two short video animations are currently available on the YouTube channel of the Life REthinkWASTE project, reporting on the experience of the innovative KAYT (know-as-you-throw) approach tested in Bassano del Grappa (VI) and Varese, implemented with the “Riciclo e vinco!” contest throughout the year 2021. The pilot lasted one year, during which registered citizens received […]

Life REthinkWASTE project partners meet in Cittadella (PD)

New enthusiasm for the project actions after the partner meetings held in Cittadella (PD), on 27th and 28th April! The partners of the Life REthinkWASTE project met in the charming setting of Cittadella, a municipality in the province of Padua and member of Etra spa, the lead partner. The first day was dedicated to the […]

Bassano. Citizens’ opinion on KAYT

A new video is available online with the opinion of a sample of Bassano del Grappa citizens who participated in the KAYT pilot, through the “Riciclo e vinco!” contest. KAYT stands for know-as-you-throw, which is an innovative approach that through personalised communication between the waste collection service provider and users, based on social platforms such […]