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Green Team participates in meetings on biowaste, wastewater and climate change

The Green Team, responsible for the process of certifying Baião as a Sustainable Tourist Destination, was present, in person and remotely, at meetings for the implementation of projects in the field of sustainability, namely in the areas of bio-waste, waste water and climate change.

II Forum of the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change – meeting held on the 13th of June, in Sweden, which brought together national, regional and local authorities, European institutions and scientific organisations. In addition to being an opportunity to take stock, identify problems, provide guidance and define the way forward, the initiative showcased regional initiatives to adapt to climate change. The team’s participation, via remote, took place following the subscription by the Municipality of the Letter of Mission. The mission’s objective is to accompany at least 150 European regions and communities towards climate resilience by 2030.

The session recording can be viewed here:

Pedras Salgadas – “RESINORTE Conferences” held on June 14, 2023, with the participation of the 35 municipalities in the system, with the aim of discussing the implementation of PERSU 2030 (Strategic Plan for Urban Waste) and its strategies, namely the Selective Waste Collection, with special focus on the collection and treatment of bio-waste. The program included the presentation of ongoing projects in the Municipalities of Guimarães, Vila Real and Famalicão.

Online seminar “ApR-TEC Project – Technological solutions to guarantee the microbiological quality of water for reuse”, held on June 14, 2021, to respond to the challenges associated with the practice of reusing treated wastewater (ApR) and which had the participation of SIMDOURO. The consortium is made up of two PMEs, AST-AMBIENTE and WEDOTECH, specialists in leachate, effluent and gaseous treatment technologies, and the Higher School of Biotechnology of the Catholic University of Portugal (ESB-UCP), an entity of the Scientific and Technological with a strong research curriculum in environmental microbiology.

This issue is of great importance for the municipality, given the implementation of the pilot project for the reuse of wastewater in the WWTPs in the municipality of Baião, developed in partnership with SIMDOURO.




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