The COLLECTORS project recently published practical guidelines for local waste collection systems to better assess their situation and improve their performances. These guidelines have now been updated to include a new part on the impact and measures taken to face the COVID-19 pandemic. It is based on the ACR+ survey and complementary researches to identify good practices that can contribute to keep a proper waste collection service and not disrupt separate collection.

The project, now finished, also updated its policy recommendations to include a part on handling waste collection in time of pandemics. The policy recommendations are summarised in an infographic: