Good and Best Practice Factsheets

These factsheets are divided in the following groups:

  1. Operational aspects
    1. Specific collection systems adapted to the real needs
    2. Volunteer collection of paper and board
    3. Separate collection system for graphic paper
    4. Underground containers in higher population density areas
    5. Compacting collection trucks
    6. Container opening system adapted to paper and board
    7. Constant technological innovation in paper and board recycling
    8. User friendly collection containers
  2. Policy, legislation and economic aspects
    1. Ambitious strategy and targets
    2. Cluster of municipalities
    3. Pay-as-you-throw
    4. Tender for waste and recyclables collection service
    5. Boost paper & board collection in public institutions
    6. Association of citizens giving direct feedback to municipalities
  3. Monitoring and control
    1. Data collection and monitoring of the quality of Paper of Recycling quality parameters
    2. Monitoring and control of the composition of residual waste and paper and board and other recyclables streams
    3. Control measures against theft of paper
    4. Software on optimization of collection routes
    5. Control of the containers filling level
    6. Publication of paper collection KPIs
  4. Information and communication
    1. Information on containers and bags
    2. Communications package
    3. Include citizens in the information loop
    4. Waste ambassadors
    5. Website on paper and board recycling
    6. Roadshows, events and workshops
    7. Monitoring of communication campaigns
    8. Publication of stimulating news on paper and board recycling
    9. Competitions rewarding the best performance in recycling
    10. Educational areas in recycling yards
    11. Dissemination of environmental and economic benefits of paper recycling
    12. Involvement of celebrities in awareness campaigns
    13. Targeted communications campaigns