El Toyo

El Toyo
Almeria
Spain
Project executed by
Envac Iberia
Project status
Completed
Keywords
Spain / Residential area

The system installed in El Toyo serves numerous apartments, four hotels, one hospital and many shops and restaurants.

El Toyo was system implemented in the Olympic Villa of the last Mediterranean Games that took place in Almería in 2005.
Juan Megino Pérez, Councillor of Urbanism, Ayuntamiento de Almería

The system, operated by Envac since its inauguration in June 2005, collects currently the waste produced by 2.700 dwellings in two different fractions, recyclables and rest.

The collection station is underground and the area has a recycling centre where the residents can leave other kind of refuse like bulky waste, glass, synthetic oil, cardboards etc.

Basic project information
CountrySpain
CityAlmeria
Project startup2002
In operation since2005
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areaResidential area, Hotel
Design capacity16 tons per day
Area size259 ha
Number of fractions2
Number of inlets350
Total metres of pipe6250
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Packaging