The automated waste and litter collection system is owned by Stockholms Hamnar and the ribbon will be cut by Ulla Hamilton (M), Vice Mayor of Stockholm.
The system consists of:
- 14 self-emptying litterbins along Strömkajen
- 5 waste inlets for commerical waste from the archipelago boats
- 3 indoor waste inlets in Grand Hotell
- 1 indoor waste inlet in Bolinderska Palatset
When complete the system will have a capacity of handling 50 tons of waste per week
At the moment Envac is installing self-emptying litterbins in Henriksdalshamnen (Hammarby Sjöstad), Norra Djurgårdsstaden, Barkarbystaden and in Bergen, Norway.
Since earlier there are self-emptying litterbins in operation at Mariatorget (Stockholm), Kvillebäcken in Gothenburg, Nissastrand in Halmstad, Nyhavn and Odense Havn in Denmark and in Almere in Holland.