Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Portuguese Households- March 2016

Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Portuguese Households- March 2016
This work is the first nationwide study in Portugal on pharmaceutical waste generated at households, exploring people’s attitudes and risk perception. The waste audit was carried out from September to November 2014, targeting pharmaceutical products kept by a sample of families (n = 244). This campaign was an assignment of VALORMED, the non-profit association that manages waste and packaging from expired and unused pharmaceutical products collected by th...

Pharmaceutical waste disposal in Portuguese households – March 2016

Dias-Ferreira C, et al. Waste Manag Res. 2016. Authors Dias-Ferreira C1, Valente S2, Vaz J3. Author information 1Research Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Materials and Ceramic Engineering Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal celia@esac.pt.2Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal CE3C - Centre for Ecology, Evolution an...

1st Technical Seminar: The (In) Success of Selective Collection in Portugal? – Coimbra, 2015

1st Technical Seminar: The (In) Success of Selective Collection in Portugal? – Coimbra, 2015
Ecopoint, the model (failed or is it) in crisis? Selective Collection System for Eco points (> 95% territory)   “Monsters” collection (free)   Sanitary Landfill (System without Recovery)   Wild Evictions   Non-Differentiated Tariff More Advanced Systems:   Ecocentre   Awareness: Domestic composting   Collect from merchants / door-to-door Need to reduce costs, e.g. oil price variation   The trend towards Private Service Concession  ...

International Technical Waste Days – September 2015, Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo receives, between 14 and 16 September, at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, the new edition of the International Technical Days on Waste, which is associated with the 3rd edition of the Wastes Solutions Conference: Treatments and Opportunities, in a joint organization of the Association Portuguese Institute of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (APESB) and the Waste Recovery Center (CVR) and where the Municipal Services o...

Articles about PAYT – Tariff Systems – September 2014

Articles about PAYT – Tariff Systems – September 2014
Tariff - Urban Waste ECOGESTUS Lda. Since 2005 dedicated to consulting and engineering in the scope of waste management with experience in. Determination of solutions based on the User PolluterPay Principle and international benchmarkingPAYT System - Pay-as-You-Throw (“Pay what you throw away”) and Social Tariffs applied to WasteImplementation of Urban Waste Tariff in Portuguese municipalities. View PDF ...