Smart Waste Collection



The waste collection routes will be optimized employing a special application. Due to the sensors located directly in the waste containers, which will be linked online with the application, the application can intelligently plan the collection route.



  • Optimal waste collection from large-volume containers, primarily underground
  • Fire and clogging detection



  • Reduction in waste collection costs
  • Reduced environmental impact
  • Improved road accessibility
  • Collection of data for further processing and public space optimization



As part of a twelve-month pilot project, 420 sensors were installed into underground waste containers (e.g. glass, plastic and other typec of recyclable waste). After the pilot ended, the project went into routine operation. After that, many more sensors were installed into underground and above ground containers with buttom dump. Today there are more then 7000 sensors installed.


420 waste containers with sensors



Operátor ICT, Plc. – Project Manager 

Prague City Hall

Selected waste collection companies (AVE CZ odpadové hospodářství, Ltd., Pražské služby, Plc.)


Project status

Routine operation

Operátor ICT, a.s.

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