Use Cases on BABLE are real-world reference projects sharing insights and learnings to show you what is already possible. Each Use Case contains a list of achieved benefits, driving factors, financial information, advices for replication and links to relevant Solutions and the implemented Products. There is also the opportunity to contact the BABLE users who participated in implementing and managing the Use Case.
Three pipes circular sewer system
In the neighbourhood of Oceanhamnen, the traditional sewage pipe was transformed into three sewage pipes in order to separate municipal waste water. One pipe collects food waste, the second black water and the third grey water. Grey water is recovered for cooling before being treated
Waste heat recovery from sewage...
The projects entails the installation of a heat exchanger and water-to-water heat pumps that will recover the heat from sewage water in order to improve the efficiency of gas fired heaters in schools
Big Belly Bins
The 'Big Belly Bins' are fitted with waste compactors which ensure they need emptied less often than standard designs. The innovative bins have proved to need emptying 7 times less than standard bin designs. They use wireless technology to alert authorities when they are full.
Waste collection statistics for...
Collecting waste statistics is one sub-solution under the Smart Waste Management measure of Grow Smarter project. It is able to provide feedback to end users on their waste segregation habit.
Automated waste collecting system
Within the Grow Smarter project in Stockholm, an automated waste collection system has been implemented in an existing neighborhood. The goal is to enable a cost efficient and smart waste solution for residential areas.
Optical sorting system for smart...
Within the Grow Smarter project, optical sorting technologies have been combined with a smart waste collection system to increase waste recycling rates in multi-family residential areas.
Optimized city cleaning with...
An intelligent waste collection system, based on sensor inputs from the underground waste bins and the shafts, is implemented to optimize waste handling and to improve cleanliness and appearance of the historic city center of Reutlingen.
Intelligent waste management system...
Owing to the Sustainability strategy of the city of Ludwigsburg, the municipality aims at optimizing the waste collection routes in the city. As a pilot project the city has installed cameras with inbuilt sensors in the 15 waste bins across the city.
Sustainable Energy Supply by Soil...
SANERGY is a low-cost system which aims at purifying soil in combination with extracting energy from groundwater using heat pumps in the Strijp-S district in Eindhoven.