With a specialized multidisciplinary team, CVR has the skills and laboratories that allow it to provide consultancy services to industrial entities from different sectors of economic activity and to municipalities.


_ Waste and environment audits;

_ Environmental management systems implementation;

_ Environment and industry licensing;

_ Selection of waste management methodologies;

_ Biomethanization processes optimization and analysis;

_ Geotechnical prospecting and material characterization studies;

_ Biodegradation studies and biological technologies assessment for the valorisation of organic waste;

_ Assessment of landfill biogas production;

_ Waste declassification studies;

_ Support in the preparation of documentation for the declassification of waste as by-products;

_ Ecotoxicity testing (tests with the microcrustacean Daphnia magna, the bacterium Vibrio fischeri, and green microalgae);

_ Support in the characterization of waste flows generated and collected in municipalities;

_ Development of frameworks to support companies in obtaining green financing;

_ Environmental product declarations.


Joana Carvalho (Phone: +351 253 510 027; Email:



Secretary of State for the Environment Visits CVR
Secretary of State for the Environment, Hugo Pires, visited the CVR - Center for Waste Valorisation to learn about the Center's work in the areas of sustainability and circular economy and to closely observe the role of the entity for academia and the business sector.
Ecotoxicity Analysis: What is it and What are the Advantages?
Ecotoxicological studies provide information on the overall toxicity of a sample and are used to assist in determining the hazardous characteristics of waste.