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Sant Just Desvern reduces by 30% the amount of unsorted waste generated in households, through an individualized awareness program to improve waste management and smart containers

Positive results of the first LIFE REthinkWASTE pilot test in Spain together with the introduction of smart containers are confirmed. Citizens value positively the implementation of know-as-you-throw (KAYT) bidirectional communication model through mobile phone messaging Sant Just Desvern City Council...

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New Course on “Fair Tax and Know-as-you-Throw Systems”

The ARC has started a online training on “Fair Tax and Know-as-you-Throw Systems” open to all the municipalities in Catalonia. It will consist on four sessions of three hours each. The first three will be theoretical, covering everything municipalites need...

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Webinar to present tools for PAYT and KAYT uptake

Do you want to assess the potential of your community to adopt PAYT (Pay-As-You-Throw) and KAYT (Know-As-You-Throw), the innovative communication approach involving users through the use of social platforms? The webinar organised by the REthinkWASTE project on 05th May from...

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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...

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HOW TO IMPLEMENT PAYT AND KAYT APPROACHES? We have a strategy!

On 1st December 2021 in Sant Just Desvern, the partners of the Life REthinkWASTE project shared the preliminary results of the KAYT pilots (KAYT from Know-as-you-throw, that’s a communication strategy with the final user through social network). During a workshop,...

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Bassano. One year of the pilot

In Bassano del Grappa, the KAYT pilot is approaching its end after one year. In effect, the users registered to the “Riciclo e vinco!” competition have received the last messages asking them to fill in the evaluation survey that will...

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Life REThinkWASTE at Ecomondo!

The Life REThinkWASTE project will be present at Ecomondo, the reference event in Europe for the ecological transition and the new models of circular and regenerative economy that will be held in Rimini from 26th to 29th October. In Pavillion...

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Varese, 21 of July: the first “ENVIRONMENTAL DAY&NIGHT”

Halfway point for the experimental phase of the LIFE-REthinkWASTE project in Varese. Through a KAYT (Know-as-you-throw) approach including customised telematic messages, gamification, eco-coaches and shopping vouchers, citizens are nudged to improve their separate collection of waste. On July 21st, the...

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Bitetto. We all win with good recycling!

A personalized letter, addressed to each of the 4,500 home users of the waste collection service, arrived in the homes of the 12,000 citizens of Bitetto (Bari province, South of Italy). The letter explains how to actively participate in the...

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Bassano del Grappa. Etra launches pilot activities

ETRA, project leader of LIFE-REthinkWASTE, has launched the pilot activity of the project in Bassano del Grappa (Italy, Vicenza Province). The aim is to experiment an innovative system of communication and interaction with users to inform them in real time...

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LIFE-RethinkWASTE. Kick-off meeting of our project

On 29-30 October 2019 took place the Life-REThinkWASTE project Kick-off meeting. The eleven partners of the consortium met at the ETRA’s headquarters in Padova, North-East of Italy, to discuss the main objectives, goals and timeline of the project. ETRA is...

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