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The Zero Cabin Waste in The New York Times

Thanks to the scientific paper written by ESCI-UPF, Airplane cabin waste characterization: Knowing the waste for sustainable Management and future recommendations, about the first characterizations carried out within the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste project, The New York Times has known about the project.Last October 11th, this well-known newspaper published an article in which the current [...]

2019-11-07T07:07:51+00:0016 de October, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Participation in the 2nd edition of The Go! SDS 2020 Appreciations

Last October 3rd, the consortium submitted the LIFE Project ZCW for the nomination of the 2ndedition of The go! SDS 2020 Appreciations, what aims to recognize and support innovative projects that contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.These global goals, which were adopted on September 25th 2015 by the UN General Assembly, set specific [...]

2019-11-07T07:15:27+00:008 de October, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

VII AECOC Meeting Point against Food Waste

As mentioned in previous news, on September 26th the "VII AECOC Meeting Point against Food Waste" was held in Madrid, bringing together more than 400 experts to discuss about an important topic: How to prevent our food from ending up in the bin.Gonzalo Blanca from ESCI-UPF and Juan Fernando Martín from Gate Gourmet, participants in [...]

2019-11-06T07:24:15+00:001 de October, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

If you give a can to an airline stewardess, where do you think they will throw it?

Last Thursday, 26th September, Ecoembes published another question in its Instagram and Twitter profile about the ZCW Project, with the aim of understanding how much their followers know about the project.The question was referred to know where is thought that airline stewardess will throw a can, to the solid waste or to the light packaging [...]

2019-11-06T07:53:53+00:0030 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

There are two compartments in the airplane: packaging and solid waste. What happen with the packaging?

Last Thursday, 26th September, Ecoembes released the third question about the ZCW Project into its Instagram profile. The question was asked to clarify if packaging, once separated on board, ends up recycled or not.Most of the people answered in favor of recycling (82%), versus the 18% that thought that the packaging was being taken to [...]

2019-11-06T07:35:41+00:0030 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

LIFE Zero Cabin Waste Consortium Meeting

A new follow-up meeting of the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste Project took place on Friday, September 20. The meeting was at Ecoembes' offices in Madrid and representatives of the different partners of the consortium attended: Iberia, Gate Gourmet, ESCI-UPF and Ecoembes in person and Ferrovial through telephone call.The main objective of the meeting was the [...]

2019-11-05T10:15:26+00:0023 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

New characterizations of monitoring the quality of packaging waste

This week, new characterizations will be carried out of the packaging waste collected on flights with separation on board and those generated by the catering activity itself. They are introduced into a 20m3 capacity compactor located in the Gate Gourmet facilities and moved to Ferrovial’s selection plant.Once in the plant, a study of the composition [...]

2019-11-05T12:09:17+00:0011 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

What happens to the waste at the end of a flight?

To show TCPs the entire process of waste once they have been segregated at source during the flight, Iberia has made an explanatory video where the Gate Gourmet and Ferrovial facilities have been visited.Nieves de Castro – Manager Risk, Security & EHS- explains how Gate Gourmet receives the waste of short and medium haul flights, [...]

2019-11-05T12:01:15+00:0011 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Do you know where the flight waste goes?

Last Friday, 30th August, Ecoembes published in its Twitter and Instagram profile a question about the ZCW Project with the aim of understanding how much their followers know about the project.The question was referred to know if they are aware of where the cabin waste generated during their flights ends up. [...]

2019-11-06T08:09:32+00:002 de September, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

ZCW in the “VII AECOC Meeting Point against food waste”

On September 26, the “VII AECOC Meeting Point against food waste” will be held at the Pablo VI Foundation Auditorium in Madrid under the motto “Together we feed solutions”. AECOC is the Association of Manufacturers and Distributors, born in 1977, with more than 30,000 associated companies. In this seventh edition of the meeting that [...]

2019-08-19T12:29:55+00:0019 de August, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments