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Scope of the Life ZCW project in Social Networks during 2018

The partners of the LIFE Zero Cabin Waste Project consortium use social networks like LinkedIn and Twitter to make the actions and advances of the project more visible.The publications with the most impact usually contains audiovisual material of the project, as well as news about meetings or events of special relevance such as the Conference [...]

2019-02-20T07:49:26+00:0020 de February, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Monitoring characterizations of Category 3 waste

Catering waste generated on European flights is considered Category 3 material, according to Regulation No 1069/2009 (Animal by-products Regulation). This waste can be managed like the organic waste that we produce in our homes, since it doesn’t represent a risk to health. The organic matter and other non-recyclable waste generated by the catering activity, [...]

2019-02-15T07:28:44+00:0015 de February, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

LIFE ZCW follow-up meeting

On January 30 a new follow-up meeting of the project took placed, attended by representatives from Iberia, Gate Gourmet, Ecoembes, Ferrrovial and ESCI –UPF, the latter through video call. This meeting was convened with a double objective; get to know the new team of Ferrovial and review the progress made in the last month [...]

2019-02-19T09:53:19+00:0015 de February, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Monitoring of waste separation on board

On October 2018 began the selective collection on board in domestic and European flights of Iberia. Specifically, the separation was implemented in 20 daily flights, to be progressively extended to all flights. Periodically characterizations of the waste collected in these flights are carried out to monitor the quality of the separation on board. The [...]

2019-02-06T10:35:57+00:006 de February, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Evolution of the amount of waste collected

One of the monitoring indicators of the project is the amount of waste generated in Gate Gourmet facilities during the year. The waste comes from the activity of the catering and flights and is deposited in the area of compactors, differentiating four different kind waste: Category 1: Waste that comes from non-European international [...]

2019-02-01T12:27:04+00:001 de February, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Monitoring characterizations of the quality of packaging waste

The packaging waste collected in the flights with separation on board and those generated by the catering activity itself, are introduced together in a 20m3 capacity compactor in Gate Gourmet facilities.Periodically, a characterization of this compactor is carried out to check the quality of this waste. That is, a composition study of a representative sample [...]

2019-01-24T13:01:00+00:0024 de January, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Scope of the Zero Cabin Waste website in 2018

Thanks to this website, created to disseminate the Zero Cabin Waste Project, it is shown the progress made in the context of the project week by week, the impact on the press as well as different dissemination materials and presentations are available.  In 2018, 52 news were published on the web and more than 40 [...]

2019-01-08T12:40:14+00:008 de January, 2019|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Monitoring the implementation of waste selective collection on board

On October 9, waste selective collection was implemented in Iberia’s domestic and European flights. The new Two-compartments Waste Trolley allows to sort the recyclable waste (packaging and paper –cardboard) and the non-recyclable waste.After two months of implementation, the waste of more than 125 domestic and European flights has been analyzed in Gate Gourmet facilities. More [...]

2018-12-13T07:50:22+00:0013 de December, 2018|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Participation of Zero Cabin Waste in CONAMA 2018

The 14th edition of the National Environmental Congress (CONAMA) took place between November 26 and 29, under the slogan “Towards 20.30”, in the Municipal Conference Center of Madrid.This edition of the congress, held every two years, was intended to promote the accomplishment of the challenges set by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the [...]

2018-12-18T07:29:14+00:0010 de December, 2018|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments

Conference “Comprehensive strategies for the reduction of food waste” on November 22 in Barcelona

On the occasion of the European Week of Waste Reduction 2018, the Conference "Integral Strategies for the reduction of food waste" was organized on November 22 at the School of International Trade of the University Pompeu Fabra (ESCI-UPF) in Barcelona. During  the morning session, the Ceres and Zero Cabin waste projects were presented. Both [...]

2018-12-05T07:47:47+00:005 de December, 2018|Zero Cabin Waste Project|0 Comments