Project nº0366_RES2VALHUM_1_P


Res2ValHum - Recovery of organic waste: production of humic substances

 

Co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the INTERREG V-A Spain-Portugal Program (POCTEP) 2014-2020.

Total eligible cost: 2 108 235,30 €

EU financial support: 1 581 176,48 €

Self-financing: 527 058,83 €

Period of execution:
2017-06-01 to 2020-12-31


Location and Consortium:

Portugal

- Universidade do Minho (promotor líder)
- CVR - Centro para a Valorização de Resíduos
- LIPOR – Serviço Intermunicipalizado de Gestão de Resíduos do Grande Porto
- BRAVAL – Valorização e Tratamento de Resíduos Sólidos, S.A.

Spain

- Sociedade Galega do Medio Ambiente – SOGAMA
- Centro de Valorización Ambiental del Norte, S.L.
- Universidad de Santiago de Compostela


Synthesis

Description:

The Res2ValHum project aims to promote composting as an instrument for organic waste management, the recovery of the compost in a set of applications with high added value and the consequent reduction of the amount of waste deposited in landfills.

Goals:

- Promote composting as a treatment practice for organic waste;

- Promote the use of compost in agriculture as a fertilizer / substrate / soil broker of organic origin and contribute to sustainable environmental management;

- Analyze and optimize the composting process in order to improve the quality and quantity of the compound produced.