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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:05

D-Waste attended the Waste Prevention Workshop - LIFE Project WASP Tool

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On the 23th of September, D-Waste participated in the Waste Prevention Workshop which was held in Athens, Greece in the context of the LIFE Project «Development and Demonstration of a Waste Prevention Support Tool for Local Authorities – WASP Tool». During the event, D-Waste experts presented current projects of D-Waste.

Ms Aida Anthouli introduced to the audience the Life EWAS project which aims to demonstrate the potential of advances in information technology to optimise waste management methods. The project actions will extend the uptake of innovative waste collection methodologies using low-invasive technologies based on software and hardware data collection and analysis technologies. The project expects to reduce the costs of waste management activities by 15-30% and their greenhouse gas emissions by more than 10%.

Mr Marios Skarvelakis made a presentation on mobile technology and their implementation in the solid waste management sector. The presentation was focuced on the potential of mobile applications to improve waste management and raise awareness towards recycling and waste prevention.

About Life+ WASP Tool
The LIFE Project «Development and Demonstration of a Waste Prevention Support Tool for Local Authorities – WASP Tool» is implemented by the Harokopio University in collaboration with the Inter-Municipality Company for Solid Waste Management (DEDISA), the United Association of Solid Waste Management in Crete (ESDAK), the Environmental Planning, Engineering & Management S.A. (EPEM), the Environmental Technology Ltd (ENVITECH), and the Municipality of Paralimni (MoP) during 2011-2014.

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