Antzuola

INHABITANTS

2.146

AREA

27,9 km²

SECTOR

Industry

WASTE DATA

72,49 Kg

Amount of non-recyclable waste generated per inhabitant per year.

79 %

Selective collection

11 %

Percentage of organic waste directly composted by inhabitants.

PREVENTION

Recyclable glasses are used at all events and celebrations.
Reusable tupperware has been distributed to local residents.

ORGANIC WASTE

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, the organic fraction, plastics, as well as paper and cardboard are picked up via door-to-door service. The image shows special poles for hanging containers assigned to each residence.

SEGREGATED WASTE: GLASS, BATTERIES, CLOTHES, OIL…

Toutes ces fractions sont recueillies dans des conteneurs disposés dans le centre-ville pour cela.

URBAN TRASH CANS

All the trash cans in Antzuola are designed to differentiate waste.

EMERGENCY WASTE PICK-UP LOCATIONS

For the inhabitants of the surrounding rural areas, small recycling cabins are placed for collecting and segregating all types of waste.

EMERGENCY WASTE PICK-UP LOCATIONS FOR HOTELIERS

The municipality has an emergency refuse pick-up location for the exclusive use of hoteliers.

THE FACTORIES OF ANTZUOLA

The businesses of Antzuola also participate in the door-to-door segregated waste removal system.

RESIDENTS’ PARTICIPATION

A number of meetings with local residents were organised before the implementation of the door-to-door waste removal system to inform the residents and let them take part in this process.

EXPANDING THE MODEL OF ANTZUOLA

The local method of handling waste seems to be quite promising and is attracting visitors from neighbouring towns who wish to learn from Antzuola’s experience.