Is it possible to develop environmental and economical sustainable bio-based products from waste in Portugal?
The BIOVOICES Project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, and the Biobridges Project, funded by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking, will try to answer these questions, give inspiring examples and ask the audience for potential success stories during the National Workshop #WasteToProducts, hosted by Wastes2019.
09:30-10:00 – Registrations/ Welcome coffee
10:00-10:15 – Introduction of Lipor and BIOVOICES & Biobridges EU projects: scope and activities
10:15-11:15 – What products are we already producing from (municipal) waste?
The experience of LIPOR, entity responsible for the waste management of 8 municipalities (Espinho, Gondomar, Maia, Matosinhos, Porto, Póvoa de Varzim, Valongo and Vila do Conde) and their organic farming fertiliser NUTRIMAIS.
– How to better target farmers as end-users of these products?
Q&A moderated by LOBA, coordinator of Biobridges and partner of BIOVOICES
11:15-11:30 – Cofee Break
11:30-12:30 – What actors need to collaborate to create local circular value chains from municipal waste?
Q&A moderated by Ms. Rosa Puig Morè, Novamont, and by LOBA, coordinator of Biobridges and partner of BIOVOICES