The UPC (University Polytechnic of Catalonia): among the 30 best universities in the world in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Built Environment, is , for 4 years in a raw teaching Pneumatic Waste Collection 2.0, as part of the academic content of the PG course “Smart Cities: Urbanism, Technology and Sustainability”.
The last decade has seen the emergence of a new urban paradigm: THE SMART CITY. Traditional concepts of living, working and leisure, been joined by a number of increasingly complex aspects that mean the role of the city must be defined in a new way. Sustainability, social cohesion, governance, innovation and resilience to changes in the environment are some of the factors that make up the city in the Information Age.
Thanks a lot Blanca Arellano for believe in Pneumatic Waste collection 2.0 as part of the future of our cities and the opportunity to teach it !!