Aveiro installs new Lasso semi-underground containers

The Aveiro City Council has awarded the acquisition and installation of 14 new Lasso semi-underground containers for the city center, in the scope of the replacement and renovation of old equipment. They are Lasso Semi BT containers, eight for collection of mixed waste and six for selective collection, with a capacity of 3m³ and 5m³, which increase the space for the storage of waste, with all the associated health and sustainability advantages.

The new containers were placed in three prime areas of the city: at Largo do Mercado Manuel Firmino, at Cais do Côjo and at Rua Príncipe Perfeito, next to the garden of the Aveiro Museum (Santa Joana). This equipment combines a great capacity with the functionality and robustness of the concrete vat, characteristics to which is added the high resistance to high water tables, as is the case in the city of Aveiro, well known for its channels. The Wave finishing, in anodized steel, gives them a modern design, for a perfect integration in an urban environment.

“The investment in the selective collection, information and training of our fellow citizens for the proper separation of waste and good environmental practices, is a priority option for the municipality of Aveiro and will have in the new municipal Ecocentro (in the project phase) a fundamental part throughout strategy. The new Lasso containers offer advantages in terms of functionality, health and hygiene of the public space ”, says the Press Office of the Aveiro City Council.