Modern Solid Waste Management in Practice: The City of Malmö by Anna Bernstad Saraiva Schott, Henrik Aspegren, Mimmi

By Anna Bernstad Saraiva Schott, Henrik Aspegren, Mimmi Bissmont, Jes la Cour Jansen

This booklet specializes in sustainable strong waste administration in an city context and provides an instance of ways a contemporary urban can paintings with waste administration for elevated sustainability in shut cooperation with the academy. The booklet describes demanding situations which town is dealing with and offers a case on how those should be tackled in response to numerous study and improvement tasks played within the urban of Malmö over the past decade. In those initiatives, town has labored as a try out mattress for brand spanking new suggestions, constructed with and evaluated through the collage. The initiatives and reviews of an identical were constructed with a multi-dimensional procedure; together with technical elements, source potency, financial parameters, details ideas in the direction of families and person friendliness. tools used for review are provided in a finished manner including a dialogue on how effects from played reviews have affected the cast waste administration coverage making within the urban. The publication describes a bridging over a often spotted hole among examine at the one hand and coverage making and technical administration at the different. numerous examples are given on how academy and actual existence and full-scale advancements within the urban may have a fruit-full collaboration, the place feed-back from overview of made alterations are used for non-stop advancements – even as the particular wishes from the town forces the academy to boost new equipment for reviews and advance new recommendations to formerly un-known or un-addressed difficulties.

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None of the households had taken part in the information about food waste management in the area through the municipality’s information sites on the Internet. 5). 5 Information channels through which households participating in the interviews report to have obtained information about food waste management 47 Information channel Percent Brochure Oral information Internet Othera 88 58 42 17 a Facility managers and facility owners The ‘‘information acquired through others’’ is interesting and gives important indications that it could be important to inform also these groups about the systems, so that they can pass correct information on to households.

Households were also given a single contact person to whom they could direct any questions. 1 Evaluation of Waste Generation and Recycling Behavior Several different methods can be used for evaluation of solid waste generation and household recycling behavior. They are all connected to different benefits and drawbacks. • Weighing waste during collection. Modern waste collection vehicles can be equipped with scales in order to record weights from individual wastebins. Marking each wastebin with an individual code makes it possible to follow the development of different waste fractions generated over time.

1995). In order to exploit the advantages of FWD and at the same time avoid possible negative effects in sewage systems and WWTPs, an unconventional FWD disposal system was introduced in in kitchen sinks in approximately 60 apartments in 2001 and in a further 147 apartments in a high-rise building in 2007, in the Bo01 area. 7 m3) divided into different sections. From the tank, supernatant is led to the WWTP, while the settled material forms a sludge at the bottom of the tank, which is collected and transported for further anaerobic biological treatment.

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