Bauwelt: Pneumatic systems can significantly improve the quality of life in a city

Published article in Bauwelt Magazine: For over fifty years the Swedish company Envac has been manufacturing pneumatic systems that transport garbage bags through pipes underground to a collection point. The promise: more cleanliness, less traffic, less environmental pollution. Mattias Widell, Head of Strategy and Business Development Envac North Europe, explains how the system has developed since the 1960s – and how it can also be implemented in Europe’s old cities.

Envac wins two tenders worth almost €10 million for pneumatic waste collection in two French hospitals

The company will deploy its technology in the New Artois Metropolitan Hospital in Lens and the Lariboisière – Fernand-Widal AP-HP Hospital in Paris.

Eriksberg chooses Envac ReFlow for better recycling rates

The community Eriksberg in Gothenburg, which consists of approximately 70 different condominium associations, has now chosen to implement Envac ReFlow as a digital solution to increase recycling and reduce residual waste in the area.

Expo Park, Lisbon, has prevented 214 tonnes of carbon emissions through sustainable waste collection

Expo Park, also known as Parque Nações or Parks of Nation, is a public commercial and residential area located in Lisbon. The area has been using an automated waste collection system by Envac since the 1990s. This year, the system is celebrating its 25th anniversary and the positive environmental outcomes it has generated.

The Wilds Centre, UK, housing Envac’s automated waste system, wins “RIBA Regional Awards 2023”

The Wilds at Barking Riverside is using the Envac vacuum waste collection system and houses the collection centre that will be one of the largest single vacuum waste systems in Europe on completion. The Wilds building won the RIBA Regional Awards 2023.

Making cities smarter and more sustainable through innovation

Making cities smarter and more sustainable through innovation is key for our future and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals number 11 of making cities and human settlements safe, resilient, and sustainable.

Thanks for keeping the city clean

Handwritten notes expressing “Thanks for keeping the city clean” have been posted on Envac waste inlets during the weeks of Covid-19 confinement .

Continued expansion for Envac at the Pearl of Qatar

Waste collection truck trips within the development have been reduced by up to 80% and the requirement for space within buildings for waste storage has decreased by 70% saving plot developers money.

New project in Qatar – Place Vendôme

Envac’s team in Qatar is pleased to announce one of our latest wins which adds to our growing portfolio of projects within Qatar’s Lusail City.

Envac signs agreement with large Swedish Eco City project in China

The agreement between White Peak and Envac aims to apply Envac’s world leading waste management technology, which has been adapted to meet the demands of the fast growing Chinese market.

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