The 12th National Waste Forum was held on April 18-19 in Lisbon, where hot topics such as the Circular Economy and the mandatory recycling of organic waste until 2023 were debated.
Concerned about the negative aspects of the current waste containerization system "in some of the most emblematic and frequented areas of the city", the municipality of Figueira da Foz decided to install SOTKON high capacity underground containerization equipment, in order to improve the quality of life in the urban space.
The municipality of Barcelos has recently started a new pilot project for the collection of organic waste using a 3m3 SOTKON container. The project aims to evaluate the quality of the waste for the eventual production of organic compost for agricultural use.
Being recognized the contribution of Sotkon equipment in improving the quality of urban cleaning services provided to the cities, an invitation was addressed to participate in the 1st National Urban Cleaning Meeting: Challenges in the Context of the Smart Cities, that took place on September 29 in Estoril (Lisbon) promoted by CascaisAmbiente.
The Smart Waste Portugal - Business Development Network (SWP) cluster identifies itself as a collaborative platform of national scope, created with the aim of contributing to the production and dissemination of knowledge in the waste segment.
The Algarve Intermunicipal Community (AMAL) was the entity responsible for organizing the first "next. mov - Smart Region Summit", a national event attended by 67 public and private entities that took place at the Autodromo Internacional in Portimão from May 18 to 19.
SOTKON patented safety componentThe concessionaire Fomento de Contratas y Construcciones (FCC) of garbage collection service in Catalonia, Spain, will carry out different actions in the underground containers to encourage selective collection and increase security measures.
The municipality of Tavira is now equipped with two new SOTKON underground waste containers. As we at SOTKON have seen before and are sure will continue to see, Tavira carries on the replacement of the existent underground waste containers with SOTKON equipment.