Nyhavn

Nyhavn
Copenhagen
Denmark
Project executed by
Envac Danmark A/S
Project status
Completed

Placed along the quay eight Envac waste inlets the handles household waste from the 150 flats in the area and from 120 restaurants/bars/offices and small shops. 

In 2005 the first waste collection station was moved from street level to an underground bunker to give room for the construction of a new theatre house.

At the same time the inlets were upgraded to a new model and a brand new control system was installed. 

In April 2012 6 self-emptying litterbins, developed by Envac, were connected to the waste transportation pipenet. 2 more were installed in June, 2015 so in total there are 8 pieces of self-emptying litter bins covering the entire north side.

During the summer, when this popular tourist spot is crowded 24/7, the system transports approx. 60 tonnes of waste per week.

The upper part of the litter bin is designed by Architecht Erik Brandt Dam, Denmark.

Basic project information
CountryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
In operation since1996
Project completed1996
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areaHistoric city centre, Residential area
Design capacity3 tons per day
Number of fractions1
Number of inlets16
Total metres of pipe500
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Street litter