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Technical Meeting on the door to door selective waste collection: role on waste reduction

The waste is a problem that continues to grow daily. The increase in waste generation is led mainly by the use of disposable products and the increasingly short life. This continued growth becomes a serious environmental problem.

In this sense, the new legislation gives priority to waste prevention within the hierarchy of waste reduction to achieve his generation.

Within this context arises the European Week of waste prevention, which takes place from 21 to 29 November 2009.

The experience of municipalities that have implemented selective collection door has demonstrated that implementation of this system reduces the waste generation rate in a fairly important.

According to calculations made on the generation of this waste before and after implantation collected door to door in Catalan municipalities, the average percentage reduction is weighted by population of 11.26%.

Therefore, from the Catalan Association of Municipalities for the selective collection door to door, it was considered important to address this issue in the European Week of waste prevention. Conducting a technical meeting to discuss and to share experiences on prevention to collect door to door as well as other aspects of management services door to door selective collection.

Therefore, from the Association we are pleased to invite you act:

TECHNICAL WORKSHOP ON THE SELECTIVE DOOR TO DOOR COLLECTION: THE ROLE OF A DOOR TO DOOR COLLECTION OF WASTE PREVENTION

Date: November 27
Time: 17h.
Venue: Plenary Hall of the City Council Argentona.

Please confirm attendance: comissionattecnic@portaaporta.cat or at Tel: 622.61.31.55

 
 
     
ASSOCIACIÓ DE MUNICIPIS CATALANS PER A LA RECOLLIDA PORTA A PORTA