Pilot test on increased collection rate at municipal institutions gets appreciation at ISWA Beacon Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Representatives of Liepajas RAS Ltd. In the frameworks of Life+ Project Plastic Zero participated ISWA Beacon 4th Conference on Waste Prevention and Recycling, which took place 16-17 June in Danish capital city Copenhagen.

In the conference the main attention was paid on entire and effective resource reuse (closing the loops) or in other words – waste prevention, reuse and recycling.

There were participants from 15 countries representing different organizations such as city councils, waste management companies, as well as representatives from industrial and retail companies. There were topics such as textile reuse providing it as a leasing, eco-design for plastic packaging, circular economy, state-of-the-art recycling Technologies, as well as sustainable city plans and strategies were presented at the conference.

Addititional information about the conference and the presentations can be found on the conference’s website:http://www.beacon-cph.dk/

At the conference representatives of LiepajasRAS Maris Dubrovskis and Zane Siksna presented pilot test on increased collection rate at municipal institutions and its purpose was less plastics in residual waste steram by offering waste sorting containers for offices, schools, kindergartens and private companies.

The leading partner of the Project Plastic Zero – City of Copenhagen highly appreciated the implementation of this testa as it aims at waste sorting promotion either at educational and municipal institutions, as well as the private companies are welcomed to take part and have the sorting bins at their offices. The test was implemented in cooperation with Liepaja City council and local waste management companies EKO Kurzeme Ltd. and Nordia Ltd.