INTERNET OF BINS project’s overall objective is to increase the capacity of CB infrastructure in waste management and monitoring by adopting innovative approaches/models for sustainable solid waste management at local level. It is co-funded under the Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Albania 2014 – 2020”, which is a cross border cooperation programme co-funded by the European Union and by National Funds of the participating countries.
Taking into account the common needs and the common strategic objectives, a very promising combined model is being adopted by the INTERNET OF BINS, which comprising of three “Pillars”:
- Integrated “Smart” Waste Management solution/Capacity Improvement: Installation of Smart Waste Management and Monitoring Telematic Equipment (Bins’ Monitoring System-Ultrasonic Filling Sensors and Software Application, Waste Management Supplies).
- Visual disturbance reduction: Installation of Underground Waste Collection Systems at critical points and
- Eco-friendly approaches for waste management: Supply and Distribution of Compost Bins (Household waste purposes), Awareness campaigns, Waste Management Optimization and Monitoring Plans (Data Analysis and Management Plan), Thematic informational mobile and web applications.
All actions of the project have a strong cross-border character. Under the INTERNET OF BINS, the main elements of cross-border cooperation means cooperation of local authorities.