Invited Session: Smart Technology
Selective Collection Projects Using Mobile Technology: the Startup Minha Coleta
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
15:30 – 16:00
Moderator: Kyle Foreman, Business Services Supervisor, City of Irving—Solid Waste Services, Texas
Participants will learn how the municipality of Mesquita, located in the Rio de Janeiro State is succeeding with the implementation of the waste selective collection program, in partnership with a local startup, through the provision of a home collection scheduling system, by app for smartphones.
Following the presentation, participants will be able to discuss the presented results and evaluate the possibility of replicating the model presented in cities with HDI similar to those of the city of Mesquita.