Worldwide: UTE RM2 Leads the Manner in Offering Environmental Providers Throughout Madrid


On November 1, 2016, UTE RM2 gained the contract to offer waste assortment providers for the jap a part of Madrid. Since then, and due to UTE RM2’S professionalism, the contract has been prolonged. The administration tradition of UTE RM2 is of a really excessive customary and this was one more reason for the contract to be prolonged.

UTE RM2 is a consortium made up of Spain’s largest environmental providers corporations: Valoriza Servicios Medioambiente, Acciona, OHL and Ascan. The waste assortment contract employs 750 folks and serves a inhabitants of 1,164,212. The service is operated twenty 4 hours a day, seven days every week and 12 months a yr to gather the 400,000 tonnes of waste produced by folks within the jap a part of Madrid. The service is supplied by three assortment shifts: morning, afternoon and evening.

To offer an environment friendly waste assortment service, UTE RM2 operates a wide range of each rear and facet loading waste assortment automobiles in two, three and 4 axle configurations. All of those are powered by compressed pure fuel which provides zero emissions, an essential issue when working in a metropolis.

Since UTE RM2’s inception, it has completely overhauled the earlier waste assortment system. The consortium has rolled out a facet loading container assortment system, buying greater than 3000 containers to improve the service. These are in two capacities: 2400 litre for the gathering of natural waste and recyclable packaging, and 3200 litre for the residual waste fraction. The lids of every container are color coded e.g. brown for natural, yellow for recyclable packaging and orange for residual waste. All the new containers have been tailored to be used by disabled folks by including a foot bar to open the container’s lid.

Recyclable packaging containers are emptied every day, in addition to each two days in some elements of Japanese Madrid. The residual waste containers are additionally emptied every day. In 2019, UTE RM2 expanded its natural waste assortment service by buying numerous extra rear and facet loader waste assortment automobiles. Extra workers have been employed, which helped the native financial system. UTE RM2 has helped Madrid improve its composting charges, capturing natural waste produced from door – to – door home properties in addition to from industrial retailers.

All of UTE RM2’s automobiles have GIS/GPS programs fitted which offer geographic info twenty 4 hours a day exhibiting every automobile’s place on the waste assortment routes. RFID aerials have additionally been fitted on the brand new automobiles to learn the tags on the waste containers.

In conclusion, UTE RM2 has made important developments in modernising and introducing new waste assortment programs throughout Madrid comparable to recycling and meals waste assortment. This has helped Madrid obtain larger recycling and composting charges and thus decreasing the quantity of recoverable supplies coming into the residual waste steam. Lastly, the employment of extra workers has additionally helped the native financial system.

For extra info, contact Timothy Byrne B.Sc., (Wastes Administration), MCIWM, ISWA IWM, at 0044 1384 211001 or 0044 7545 616110 or through e-mail at [email protected].


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