Pau city centre features some remarkable architectural and historic assets (including a listed sector). The presence of many underground networks (including ancient structures) as well as of shops and tourist attractions means that this study has a number of very specific aspects.
The potential future changes in waste collection methods - the roll-out of specific charging/incentive charging and changes in sorting guidelines - must also be taken into consideration in order to boost the selective collection process.
- 68 collection points.
- 2 to 5 containers per collection point.
- Located 60 m from users.
- 15% reduction in terms of collection costs.
- Scheme implemented over a four-year period.
- 40% of the investment costs borne by Pau City Council.