You are a collectivity
Waste is expensive
Everyone is concerned by this fact. Communities, for whom the kidnapping is charged by the weight of companies mandated.
The citizen, who pays the community a tax or a levy on the collection of its trash. The average cost of household waste management (after deduction of aid and subsidies) amounts to the community between 150 and 200 € / ton , about 50% of which is dedicated to transportation. This cost is constantly increasing. As the bill of waste treatment climbs (it has doubled since 1992), more and more technicians, but also elected officials, advocate citizen-consumer empowerment. need by charging the pickup based on the volume collected.
Households are taxed according to the rental value of housing, not tonnage as industrial. Sorting and recycling have gradually improved the daily management of household waste, without solving the problem of increasing the volume of waste produced by each individual.In fact, each French produces more than 370 kg per year, against 345 kg ten years ago and 220 kg in the 60s. This weight currently increases by nearly 1% per year. The waste we produce is an environmental and public health problem that concerns us all.
The majority of these materials (70%) are destroyed in incinerator furnaces or stored in landfills generating serious pollution while actively contributing to global warming and the squandering of our resources. waste generation is a major issue, both from an environmental and an economic point of view. The "Grenelle 1" law sets the goal of reducing the production of household waste by 7% per capita by the end of 2014. This ambition includes incentives for producers and consumers. The "Grenelle 1" law also provides for a reduction in the use of landfill and incineration. The program law for the implementation of the Grenelle Environnement in its article 46 stipulates that: the waste collection fee ( REOM) and the garbage collection tax (TEOM) will have to include a variable incentive part to take into account the nature and the weight and / or the volume and / or the number of waste removals. organize to establish a waste prevention and recovery program but also offer citizens alternative solutions to manage and reduce their waste, including bio-waste, which accounts for nearly a third of the trash.
It is on this last point that the vermicomposter ECO-WORMS offers a real solution for valorization of fermentable and also awareness inducing a change of behavior by the awareness of environmental and economic issues.