Ecoval Sudoe project: towards a circular management of urban biowaste and sewage sludge

Ecoval Sudoe Final Conference
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The final conference of the Ecoval Sudoe project (Coordination strategies for sludge and organic waste management and valorization in the Southwest Europe region) will take place in Ourense, Spain, on 9 March 2023, where the main results of the project, started in November 2020, will be presented.

The online and in-person event will be held in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation into English. Registration will close when the maximum number of participants is reached.

The expository part of the day will start at 10:00 CET, until 14:00 CET, with the following blocks:

  • Institutional welcome and presentation of the Ecoval Sudoe project
  • Talk Past and present of the management of urban biowaste and sewage sludge: Cases of Galicia and Porto region
  • Ecoval project's proposals: biorefineries as a circular economy proposal for the management of urban organic waste
  • Round table: Future perspectives for the valorization of urban biowaste and sewage sludge.

After the break for lunch and networking, those attending in person will be able to visit, from 15:30 to 17:00 CET, the Ourense biofactory, which houses the pilot plant of the project. Visitors will be able to learn first-hand about the different steps and processes used to obtain volatile acids from urban biowaste and sewage sludge. Virtual attendees will also be able to visit it through the project’s YouTube channel.