Smile will provide a model for waste management and prevention designed at a district level.
The four municipalities within the Maremola area – Pietra Ligure, Magliolo, Giustenice and Tovo San Giacomo – will arrange a permanent working group whose task are the definition of a local strategy for waste management including efficient collection and disposal systems.
In Italy, waste management is responsibility of the Municipalities (D.lgs 152/2006 and following modifications): starting from local needs and resources’ availability, local authorities select the most suitable management systems for waste collection and disposal and subcontract the whole service to a specialized enterprise.
Acting at a district level – and not only within the borders of a single municipality – permits to satisfy two basic needs:
By the end of the project, the permanent working group will present the Guide Lines for the transferability of the local shared waste management system to other municipalities.
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