Located in the state of Gujarat, Surat is one of the most dynamic cities with one of the highest growth rates in India. Also known as "Green City", Surat prides itself on being a "Smart City" (www.
Khmelnytskyi is located to the west of the Ukraine and is the newest city to benefit from the advantages of owning SOTKON equipment. Two 3m3 closed bottom containers were installed at the beginning of June, not only in order to reduce the strong visual and olfactory impact that the surface containers caused, but also for a superior and more cautious waste storage.
The 12th National Waste Forum was held on April 18-19 in Lisbon, where hot topics such as the Circular Economy and the mandatory recycling of organic waste until 2023 were debated.
Concerned about the negative aspects of the current waste containerization system "in some of the most emblematic and frequented areas of the city", the municipality of Figueira da Foz decided to install SOTKON high capacity underground containerization equipment, in order to improve the quality of life in the urban space.
The municipality of Barcelos has recently started a new pilot project for the collection of organic waste using a 3m3 SOTKON container. The project aims to evaluate the quality of the waste for the eventual production of organic compost for agricultural use.
Being recognized the contribution of Sotkon equipment in improving the quality of urban cleaning services provided to the cities, an invitation was addressed to participate in the 1st National Urban Cleaning Meeting: Challenges in the Context of the Smart Cities, that took place on September 29 in Estoril (Lisbon) promoted by CascaisAmbiente.
The Smart Waste Portugal - Business Development Network (SWP) cluster identifies itself as a collaborative platform of national scope, created with the aim of contributing to the production and dissemination of knowledge in the waste segment.
The Algarve Intermunicipal Community (AMAL) was the entity responsible for organizing the first "next. mov - Smart Region Summit", a national event attended by 67 public and private entities that took place at the Autodromo Internacional in Portimão from May 18 to 19.