Amount of non-recyclable waste generated per inhabitant per year.
Percentage of organic waste directly composted by inhabitants.
Recyclable glasses are used at all events and celebrations.
Reusable shopping bags have been distributed to local residents.
Reusable menstrual cups have been handed out to teenage girls and women residing in the municipality.
Organic waste is processed at public compost locations set up within town limits, as well as at smaller individual composters placed near the residences that have vegetable patches and gardens. Organic waste is also picked up via door-to-door service. The image above shows a public composting area located in one of the town’s neighbourhoods.
DOOR-TO-DOOR PICK UP SYSTEM
Unsegregated waste and the organic fraction are picked up via door-to-door service.
SEGREGATED WASTE: GLASS, BATTERIES, CLOTHES, OIL…
All these waste fractions are collected in the containers placed for this purpose within town limits
Moreover, special containers for collecting small objects, which must be taken to recycling centres, are available.
URBAN TRASH CANS
All the trash cans in Anoeta are designed to differentiate waste.
KEEPING RIVERS AND NATURAL AREAS CLEAN
The town council of Anoeta removes rubbish from rivers and natural areas within the limits of the municipality on a monthly basis, with the clean-up activities lasting one week. In one year, eight tonnes of rubbish were collected.