ZeroCabinWaste

/ZeroCabinWaste

About ZeroCabinWaste

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far ZeroCabinWaste has created 232 blog entries.

Meeting of the Life ZCW Management Consortium

On June 14, a new follow-up meeting of the LIFE ZCW Project took place at the Gate Gourmet facilities in La Muñoza. The meeting was attended by representatives of Iberia, Ecoembes, ESCI-UPF, Ferrovial and Gate Gourmet.The objective of this meeting was to prepare the visit of the Project Adviser of the LIFE Program of the [...]

2019-06-27T12:14:05+00:0018 de June, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

LIFE ZCW at SETAC Europe 2019

As we announced in previous publications, the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste project was present last May at the SETAC Europe 29th Annual meeting, held between May 26 and 30 in Helsinki (Findland).Gonzalo Blanca Alcubilla, researcher at ESCI-UPF, presented the study “Is the single-use plastic ban by EU universally good? The case of airplane catering.” in [...]

2019-07-05T06:32:29+00:007 de June, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Finalizes the implementation of selective collection on Iberia flights

From the end of May and over the month of June, a total of 500 new trolleys with two-compartment bins for waste separation will be received at the Gate Gourmet facilities. New trolleys for the separation of waste on board. Compartmentalized buckets, as explained in previous news, allow to separate on board packaging waste [...]

2019-06-17T09:49:56+00:005 de June, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Networking with the H2020 DIGESTAIR Project

On May 27, a first meeting was held through a video call with four representatives of the DIGESTAIR Project, which is developed within the framework of the Horizon 2020 call of the European Commission.The DIGESTAIR Project proposes to treat the waste generated in the cabin of the aircraft through a digester that is incorporated into [...]

2019-06-07T10:50:28+00:0030 de May, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Tracking long-distance flights waste management

Following the implementation, on April 1, of good practices in long-haul flights to carry out the selective collection of waste on board, a series of monitoring characterizations have been carried out to evaluate the quality of the separation.Two flights arriving to Madrid airport on May 20 were selected, one of them from New York and [...]

2019-07-15T12:27:50+00:0027 de May, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Press release for the International Recycling Day

Coinciding with the International Day of Recycling, which is celebrated on May 17, Iberia has launched a press release and an advert in different radios to disseminate the implementation of the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste Project on their flights.The press release highlights the implementation of on-board waste separation on all long-haul Iberia flights and the [...]

2019-06-03T08:53:53+00:0021 de May, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Participation in the Sustainable Cabin Forum 2019

Next Thursday, May 16th, will take place the conference The Sustainable Cabin Forum 2019. The challenge of Single-use Plastic and Catering Waste in Lisbon (Portugal) and part of the Zero Cabin Waste team will have the opportunity to attend and participate in two of the Panel Disussions. This conference, organized by Hi Fly and [...]

2019-05-14T12:57:56+00:0014 de May, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Treatment of Category 1 organic waste

One of the objectives of the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste project is to try an alternative treatment to the current one for Category 1 organic waste, that is, catering waste that comes from international flights.Currently this waste is taken to landfill, as stablish by the SANDACH regulations for waste classified as category 1. However, in [...]

2019-05-17T06:35:15+00:0024 de April, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Training plan for separation on board

An essential part of the Zero Cabin Waste Project is the training of the Cabin Crew of Iberia to carry out the separation of waste on board and make possible the subsequent recycling of this waste. In this sense, a Training Plan has been established through various channels to ensure that both, the current [...]

2019-06-07T10:44:23+00:009 de April, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Implementation of separation on board on international flights

Since April 1, long-haul Iberia flights (flights with international destinations with a duration of more than 8 hours) have selective waste collection on board.The cabin crew has incorporated a series of good practices to classify the waste generated during the flight, mainly derived from the catering service. For this, the equipment already available on the [...]

2019-04-03T06:42:13+00:003 de April, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments