An important reason why Swedish households separate at source of generation is that they wish to contribute to a better environment and an ecocycle‐based society (circular economy). Especially for biowaste, it is important to reduce adverse effects in the form of emissions of methane gas from landfills. The expansion of separate collection of food waste for biological treatment has come […]
Well formulated information is the single most important factor in attaining good results for household biowaste. The current project’s public information actions include school information programs and residential information actions for the Municipalities of Kastoria and Grevena, through events. Also, there is dissemination material of the project that contains reusable eco-bags, pencils, magnets, and hats that are distributed to those […]
Volumes of waste today are increasing in line with economic growth. Landfill waste poses a huge problem first of all, as it has economic and environmental impact and secondly, due to slow decomposition rate which takes thousands of years. Furthermore, several acres of land have already been virtually rendered useless that could have been actually used for setting up new residential colonies or […]
Recycling is a form of waste management that involves converting waste and other used materials into reusable products. Instead of being taken to a landfill to sit and rot the Earth for years to come, it gets singled out and repurposed for another use. Recycling helps to reduce energy usage, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce air pollution, […]
Today, the Municipality of Grevena received the biowaste bins for the citizens of Grevena. Especially, 200 biowaste bins with a capacity of 120lt and 100 bins of 240lt were received, as well as 200 home composting bins of 330lt. Furthermore, 1000 bins with a capacity of 10lt, for the separation of biowaste at home, will be received soon. Below […]
The Municipality of Kastoria received 250 biowaste bins of 120 lt and 145 of 240 lt, as well as 250 home composting bins of 330lt. Furthermore, 1200 bins with capacity of 10lt for the separation of biowaste at home, will be received soon. Below there are some pictures of the bins.
Today, the Municipality of Kastoria received a special vehicle for the transportation of the bins to the citizens or in case of malfunction and also for the daily monitoring. The vehicle is 4×4 because of the weather conditions during winter. Below there are some pictures of the vehicle.
There are a number of national and regional waste prevention plans already in place, notable for their diversity of approaches and objectives. Some of them are described at european comission’s handbook “GUIDELINES ON WASTE PREVENTION PROGRAMMES”. This handbook is designed to help EU Member States and other interested parties take advantage of the many opportunities in waste prevention and […]
The main object of the project is the promotion of waste prevention and recycling at the cross-border area. For this purpose, a study for the development of waste prevention strategies in the Cross-Border region was carried out, with scope to transfer experience from Greek to Albanian side on waste prevention. Below there are some results of this study: In Western […]
DIADYMA prepared a suitable questionnaire to be shared within the residents of Grevena and Kastoria, through Municipalities, to collect data on their views on the following issues: Recycling (about what they recycle, how, satisfaction of current situation) Mixed waste (bin distance, collection frequency, satisfaction of current situation) Biowaste (management, utility, bucket, domestic composting, fertilizer)