PAVITR

PAVITR is a joint project of the European Union and the Department of Sciences & Technology of the Government of India. It contributes to solving water and sanitation problem. The project’s main aim is validate, deploy or develop cost-effective & sustainable solutions in the following fields: to tackle water challenges ensure the provision of safe […]

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Zero Littering

Zero Littering is a stimulating reading for everyone, be it pupils, teachers, shopkeepers or students. With Zero Littering we want to familiarise readers with the topic of littering, arouse interest and show all the benefits that each individual can derive from a litter-free life. The brochure aims to raise awareness of littering and give readers […]

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RRR Phase 1

Recovering nutrients, water and energy from domestic and agro-industrial waste streams is gaining momentum in low-income countries. In such contexts the sanitation sector is often heavily subsidized and still basic sanitation services are not met. Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) is an approach that opens options for cost recovery in the sanitation sector, provides […]

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RRR Lima Phase 2

Climate change and urbanization is challenging Lima’s capacity to satisfy the population’s need for basic goods such as water, energy and food. At the same time, enormous amounts of different waste streams such as wastewater, faecal sludge, organic waste, and used edible oil are disposed without adequate treatment. The ‘Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse’ project […]

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Anti-Littering Thurgau

The Kanton Thurgau in Switzerland sought to design a holistic campaign against littering that also addresses problems such as vandalism and disturbance of peace. In cooperation with Ernst Basler + Partner, seecon led this project creating an interdisciplinary platform with representatives from the community, industry, associations and schools to implement a broad package of measures […]

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Littering (Handbook)

Littering is one of the problems in public spaces, which comes to light very quickly. It concerns many communities and is very vivid in political discussions. Yet, it is a difficult task to find solutions to this social phenomenon. To provide differentiated approaches, seecon published the manual “Handbuch Littering” and the first edition of the […]

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Curriculum Development on Resource Recovery and Reuse

With this project seecon transforms the findings from research on Resource Recovery and safe Reuse (RRR) business cases around the world into training materials for university curricula. The modules range from different topics on market analysis, legal and social aspects, over technical options for reuse all the way to practical lessons on financial planning and […]

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Kompogas Wauwil

The Kompogas Wauwil AG uses biogenic waste material from mushroom production, commerce and industry as well as households to produce electricity and heat. The fermentation plant with a capacity of 16’000 tons a year will deliver electricity to 800 to 1’000 households as of 2014. The accrued heat can be used in its entirety in […]

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Tropenhaus Wolhusen

The Tropenhaus Wolhusen demonstrates that the “by-product waste heat” can be used profitably to produce sustainable tropical products in Switzerland. Starting with a pilot project in Ruswil in 1999 and in cooperation with regional and national partners seecon developed a unique system that connects plant and fish production based on intelligent water and nutrient cycles. […]

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