Waste containers for recyclable waste interlinked via the Internet; disposed of objects will be automatically compressed and when the container is full, an integrated sensor will notify the waste collection company. The waste containers are powered by batteries that are recharged by PV cells using solar energy.
As part of a six month pilot project, up to 30 waste containers were placed in public areas in the centre of Prague. On the basis of the subsequent evaluation, Prague City Hall may expand or modify the project.
3rd quarter 2017 – 1st quarter 2018
street Na Příkopě
Operátor ICT, a.s. – Project Manager
Prague City Hall / individual municipal districts
Prague Technical Administration of Roadways (TSK)
Waste collection company in the district
The project end-of-life report and the lessons learned during the implementation of the pilot operation are available HERE.
Preparing for routine operation, the so-called roll-out of the smart waste containers into selected city locations.