INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
ICDI, together with ICLEI Kaohsiung Capacity Center (ICLEI KCC), co-launched the
''2019 Global Smart Solution Report: City Challenges and Innovations'' during COP24 and the 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo. This report, building on the momentum of Taipei Smart City Summit & Expo 2018 (SCSE), aims to showcase selected smart city achievements around the world.
During COP23, global and regional leaders have issued the Bonn-Fiji Commitment, signifying the strong commitment and intention of local and regional leaders working in partnership with all levels of government to achieve the Paris Agreement. With the vision to put the commitment into practice and live up to sustainable development goals, this report outlines the diverse urban challenges that cities have faced and further provides an overview of practical solutions applied to achieve their goals of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable human settlements.
Automated Waste Collection System - Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea
A regulation of installing Automated Waste Collection System during a new city development in metropolitan area of Seoul has come into force. Most cities have been well facilitated with Automated Waste Collection System to meet the demand for the sustainable city development. All refuse chutes are linked by underground pipes and carried by vacuum suction to a central collection station. The collection station houses on advanced control system that sends the various fractions to the right container.
Underground waste management system has increasingly become an integrated part of urban infrastructure in line with electricity, water supply and sewage. Automated Waste Collection System reduces manpower as it automates the entire waste collection process and it also improves urban living environment as it eliminates foul odors and waste spillage during the waste collection, which promotes hygienic condition and enhances ambience of estate.