Rotterdam’s Residential Waste Solutions

Year of Publication

2021

Rotterdam is a dense urban environment with households producing a significant amount of waste. The city took on the challenge of addressing multiple concerns with municipal waste, including: inefficient collections, unsanitary conditions, garbage occupying valuable public space, and waste worker safety.

Source:

Urban Ocean

Author(s):

Daan van den Elzen

Geography:

Netherlands

Type:

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

Rotterdam is a dense urban environment with households producing a significant amount of waste. The city took on the challenge of addressing multiple concerns with municipal waste, including: inefficient collections, unsanitary conditions, garbage occupying valuable public space, and waste worker safety.