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 […]

Rimini 11 November – Final conference of the LIFE REthinkWASTE project at Ecomondo

Pay As You Throw (PAYT) and Know-as-you-throw (KAYT) models have been an integral part an integral part of local waste management policies for the last several years, with many more local and regional authorities around Europe considering their implementation. Local authorities can stimulate changes in citizens’ behaviours by introducing dynamic waste tariff systems based on […]

The large-scale expansion of KAYT and PAYT by REthinkWASTE reaches Portugal!

Tomorrow, September 20th, is scheduled a coaching session about PAYT and KAYT in Maia (Porto Metropolitan Area, Portugal). The meeting will be the occasion also to visit the premises of Maiambiente and to know more about the PAYT scheme introduced in the area. The agenda of the meeting foresees a brief presentation of the main characteristics of […]

The experience of KAYT approach in Sant Just Desvern in a short video documentary

A new short video documentary is currently available on the YouTube channel of the LIFE REthinkWASTE project, reporting the experience of the innovative KAYT (Know-as-you-throw) approach tested in Sant Just Desvern. The test was implemented with the so called #coneixelquellences strategy throughout May 2021 – 2022. The pilot lasted one year, during which registered citizens received […]

Life REthinkWASTE and Life FOSTER together to improve waste management

Today Life REthinkWASTE is participating in the final conference of the Life FOSTER project, at the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo (CN), with whom it has signed a networking agreement to join forces in order to synergise the vision of sustainable waste management. Life FOSTER involved 7 partners from 4 European countries (Italy, Spain, […]