How can we handle bulky rubbish smoothly in car-free cities?

Many Stockholmers are not only car-free, but also without a driving license, but still have the same need to get rid of bulky rubbish, such as broken furniture, mattresses and furniture.
The problem is that many landlords and tenant-owner associations do not have good enough solutions for large amounts of bulky rubbish due to the fact that the rubbish rooms are too small.

What would solve this? Mobile garbage stations? Self-driving trucks? Make suggestions!

How can we manage bulky waste in the car-free cities?

Many Stockholmers are not only car-free, but also driver-free, but still have the same need to get rid of bulky garbage, such as broken furniture, mattresses and furniture.
The problem lies in the fact that many landlords and tenant-owner associations do not have sufficiently good solutions for larger amounts of coarse garbage because the waste rooms are too small.

What would solve this? Mobile garbage stations? Self-propelled freight cars? Make suggestions!

Hur kan vi hantera grovsopor smidigt i bilfria städer?

Många stockholmare är inte bara billösa, utan även körkortslösa, men har fortfarande samma behov att bli av med skrymmande sopor, t ex trasiga möbler, madrasser och möbler.
Problemet ligger i att många hyresvärdar och bostadsrättsföreningar inte har tillräckligt bra lösningar för större mängder grovsopor på grund av att soprummen är för små.

Vad skulle lösa detta? Mobila sopstationer? Självkörande fraktbilar? Kom med förslag!

Collection of ideas

Uber for rough rubbish

The idea is to do a Uber for coarse waste. There are a number of cars that go around in town and gathering up trash. Those who drive cars can choose to sell them entingen it gets or take a charge for the go and throw garbage. It is also possible as an individual by car join the service and bring their garbage if it has room in their car. < br/> < br/> < br/>


hire grovsopscykelbud

There are currently grovsopscykelbud transporting more goods. They can take the mattresses and stuff. Don't know if they work in the winter.


Changing stuff

When I lived in Barca, it was common for people exhibited stuff on the street. Many of these things, clothes, furniture and the like then got new owners. Would it be possible to designate sites once a month where people may make their old stuff? What has become of get picked up by trucks and recycled


Recycle welcome kit

When you change your address you get a welcome kit from the city covering all the needs with regards to handling waste;
Instructions on how to sort the waste
Map with recycling centers
Contacts of "recycling buddies"
A voucher for transportation to the recycling center


Trash truck

It is like the Swedish ice cream truck. It comes every Thursday and collect your bulky waste. You can follow the truck on your app to see when it is nearby your apartment.
You can order help with carrying the bulky waste or do it by yourself.
The waste truck leaves the waste at the recycling station.
By using a platform like Facebook you can mark that you are interested and get a notification 30 minutes before the truck arrives.


Up-cycling communities

Our idea is to up-cycle more in order to reduce waste. To promote up-cycling we want to make it easier for people to use waste as material for creative re-use. Our idea is strengthening the local communities by providing places for people to meet and collaborate with their junk.

In these places people with knowledge/artists/design students can coach others and help the make overs of items.


Free bulky!

Free bulky is a space close to your neighborhood where you share in a gallery what items are available. At the last day of the month the bulky waste is going to be collected. But until then you can go there and collect the items that you like. On the last day of the month it is an upcycle-day to find the things you love and to socialize with your friendly nighbours.


Recovery boat with pop-up cafe to make it a party

Locals are close to the water. Boats can accommodate large amounts of waste at the same time as they transport it in an environmentally friendly way. A recovery boat could go around as mobile environment station does today and receive environmental waste and rough garbage. SMS reminders can be sent out. 5-10 cargo bikes are on the boat to lending so that one can easily transport their rough/dangerous to the environment waste all the way from the gate to the boat.


Sopfokus for service and product development. Processing of rough garbage

Place in the neighborhood where you can put old furniture, lights, electronics, etc. It is free to take what you think you need. What's left can be gained/used in a variety of forms. The rest can be carried away with various types of electric vehicles or vehicles powered by fuel cells. Companies in the craft and transport can be created around management.


Easy pickup

Every area has one office where monthly basis these stuff can be collected. People can go there or login through mobile/computer app and register the amount of stuff they want to dump it. According to amount of stuff they have to pay a small amount of token and they also can pay to tow away stuff direct from home. All the stuff directly go to recycled station or second hand market according to the stuff condition. If the stuff in good condition the amount of tow can reduced from the amount a person is paying to dump their stuff.


DIY Underground soil sprinklers

Sometimes large roots need more irrigation so it is good to use underground soil sprinklers so everything looks better and garden are Greens



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