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News Djerba (Tunisia) has become a pioneer in selective waste collection

The municipality of Djerba, partner in the CIUDAD project GODEM and member of ACR+MED, has considerably improved its municipal waste management, taking into account "Integrated Sustainable Waste & Resource Management (ISWRM)" principles.

The latest development is the selective collection of packaging waste and biowaste. Packaging waste is collected once per week in a green transparent plastic bag, bio-waste in small black containers 3 times per week, and the residual waste in a blue bag once per week.

In this way, Djerba becomes a pioneer in the door-to-door selective collection of different waste fractions in the Southern Mediterranean area. The treatment facilities consist of a compost plant and a sorting centre for the packaging waste. A civic amenity center is in the planning process.

Contact information ACR+MED (email: info@acrplusmed.org)
News type Inbrief
File link http://www.acrplusmed.org/resources/members_initiatives
Source of information ACR+MED
Keyword(s) MED-3R, waste management, Integrated Sustainable Waste and Resource Management
Subject(s) AGRICULTURE , ANALYSIS AND TESTS , CHARACTERISTICAL PARAMETERS OF WATERS AND SLUDGES , ENERGY , FINANCE-ECONOMY , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INDUSTRY , INFRASTRUCTURES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES
Relation http://www.emwis.org/initiatives/med-3r
Geographical coverage Tunisia
News date 03/07/2013
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH
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