Trash Barter Market is an exchange program that manage the waste created during the tardeo time on Saturdays in Alicante by creating an infrastructure that permit new situations appear in the Central Market square related with trash and social interaction.
WORK IN PROGRESS
The main objective is create a new link between the market and the 25th of May square organizing the activities developed there in order to create new relations between the users and approach the space to the neighbours while developing a project that create awareness with recycling.
To get it we are going to follow the next strategies that will be followed for manage the project in a suitable way:
The following concepts will be developed in order to structurate the project:
The first step is to create the Market Association that involve the traders but also the bars, and the neighbours, that are the agents affected by the “tardeo” and the market activity.
The association is in charge of manage the project and organize the activities in collaboration with the cultural associations and the city council, and assume the responsibility of maintaining a proper square image.
The Exchange System structurate the whole project by managing the waste of the “tardeo”, and creating a barter market that will be set in order to provide benefits to the traders and the users of the market.
In the end, it is important to organize and control the Activities developed there, above all the “tardeo” but developing new situations that make the square a cultural and social reference point during the whole week.
DESIGN #03 – LOGO
DESIGN #05 – ADVERTISING BARTER MARKET
DESIGN #06 – IMAGE BARTER MARKET
DESIGN #09 – BARTER STANDS
DESIGN #11 – MARKET PARLIAMENT
DESIGN #12 – SOCIAL FURNITURE
DESIGN #13 – TEMPORARY STRUCTURE
DESIGN #14 – EXCHANGE BREAKFASTS
The Exchange Breakfast is an action that involve the neighbours and the common citizens that want to join the activity.
The idea is set an activity simmilar to the “tardeo” act but thought for sharing and involving the people that usually are affected in a negative way fot the “tardeo” to live the experience and participate in the public life by offering and reciving in a good mood and confirming that another way of relating is possible.
Desayuno con Viandantes: http://www.desayunoconviandantes.org/
Permanent Breakfast: http://www.permanentbreakfast.org/
DESIGN #15 – BARTER DAYS
Barter Days are developed once a week and stablish a system of exchange of food coupons by giving recyclable waste produced at home. This activity wants to set a new relation with the trash and attract new users to the central market, stimulating with its development the market activity.
Cambio Verde and Mercado de Trueque are two of the initiatives in South America that change products related with food for home waste, there are a lot of other type of markets based on the barter concept all arround the world.
_Mercado de Trueque (Mexico D.F.):
_Cambio Verde (Curtiba – Brazil) :
With the same infrastructure during the tardeo days a simmilar exchange is produced by changing the empty bottles for benefits in the users purchases that cause an increasing of the sales for the traders.
DESIGN #16 – COOKING FREE LESSONS
The Barter Days have associated other activities as the cooking lessons, related with the products that users are going to buy that complement the situations created for that days.
The lesson also produces additional relations with the assistants in the spaces where the extra activities are located by sharing experiencies and meeting new people.
DESIGN #17 – LEISURE & CULTURE BARTER DAYS
DESIGN #18 – TRASH WORKSHOPS
An increment of the social interactions appear with the project. The relations that implies the “tardeo” on saturdays now have a physical support that also promote new relations during the week, creating new links between the neighbours, the traders and the tourist with an increasing of the affluence to the market that also produces other benefits.