La Spezia, Italy
Over the last years, the Municipality of La Spezia has been implementing programs and paths aimed at the adaptation of the economic and environmental fabric to a rapid and profound change, shifting towards a circular urban system with interventions in two target sectors: waste management and mobility. In the municipality, separate collection has been implemented since 2006. Acam Ambiente is the Iren Group company that carries out environmental hygiene services in the province of La Spezia, managing the integrated waste cycle for approximately 205.000 users. In 2019, most of the municipalities managed by Acam Ambiente reached a percentage of separate waste collection equal to or greater than 75%.
Separate collection of municipal waste includes five separate fractions:
- Paper and cardboard;
- Plastic and metal;
- Organic waste;
- Non-recyclable residual waste.