Solution: Bicycle collection of bio-waste. Owner: Upcycle. Circular Strategy: Recycle.



This solution allows gentle and optimal collection, especially in city centres where collections can be disrupted and obstructed by the size of collection trucks.


CHEM des Les Quarante Arpents Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche


1 bicycle has a carrying capacity of 4 rubbish bins and 4 bio-buckets.

Potential circular economy impact

Assists with the sorting at source of bio-waste, for recovery in the form of energy (biogas) and material (compost, digestate).

What’s involved?

People: Local authorities and users. 

Technology: Electric bicycles; trailers.

Implementation: Train and/or recruit employees to implement the solution; organise a dedicated collection system; carry out a topographic study of the introduction points most suitable for employees.

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