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20 years with Optibag in Norway

2019-01-11T07:32:40+00:00

20 years of food waste collection with Optibag in Norway Optibag and its customer Øras (Øvre Romerike Avfallsselskap) a bit north of Oslo celebrate 20 years of food waste collection using the Optibag technology. Since 1998, inhabitants of the municipalities of Ullensaker, Eidsvoll, Nannestad and Hurdal sort food waste in bags. At the time [...]

20 years with Optibag in Norway2019-01-11T07:32:40+00:00

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology

2019-01-11T09:09:33+00:00

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology Swedish evening news reported on Jan 6th about the success of collection textile waste in the City of Eskilstuna, Sweden with the Optibag technology. Inhabitants put their textiles into a purple bags which are  then diverted from the waste stream. Once diverted, the textiles are ready for [...]

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology2019-01-11T09:09:33+00:00

A large pilot test i Bern

2018-12-18T08:11:29+00:00

A large pilot test i Bern Since September 2018, about 2500 household in the capital of Switzerland, Bern, are participating in a large pilot test. Purpose of the test is to evaluation if source separation of household waste is the next step in the waste management strategy of the city. All participating households can separate [...]

A large pilot test i Bern2018-12-18T08:11:29+00:00

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden

2018-11-07T20:30:20+00:00

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden Writer Amy Yee describes in her article in The New York Times how waste has been transformed to a valuable commodity. Rather than burning coal or natural gas, trash from households or certain industries is burned in the power plant to produce electricity [...]

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden2018-11-07T20:30:20+00:00

Lower CO2 – emissions in waste collection with the Optibag technology than other collection systems

2018-06-27T12:24:17+00:00

Lower CO2 - emissions in waste collection with the Optibag technology than other collection systems Future demands on waste collection will increas  and more and more fractions are to be excluded from “normal” household waste. While this may results in a battery of garbage bin in front of every property, Optibag allows reducing [...]

Lower CO2 – emissions in waste collection with the Optibag technology than other collection systems2018-06-27T12:24:17+00:00

Oslo nears ambitious food waste collection targets with Envac Optibag

2018-05-04T09:58:07+00:00

Oslo nears ambitious food waste collection targets with Envac Optibag Oslo is on course to meet its 50 per cent food waste recycling target after Agency for Waste Management, the city’s waste management department, published its latest waste collection survey that revealed how the Norwegian capital is recycling 46.4 per cent – up [...]

Oslo nears ambitious food waste collection targets with Envac Optibag2018-05-04T09:58:07+00:00