Vila do Conde market | Presentation of the project "Intelligent Waste Management"

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With the aim to rehabilitating and energizing Vila do Conde Municipal Market, the City Council initiated a process of revitalization of the space through the provision of diversified activities, the modernization of infrastructures and innovative equipment allocation, promoting the quality of life of citizens.

In this context, with the support of LIPOR and the Green Dot Society, it was created the pilot project "Intelligent Waste Management”, which will be installed in the Municipal market innovative waste disposal equipment with user identification system. This project aims to raise awareness of the fair traders and market and promote a better and more sustainable waste management.

On 06th November, it took place at the Municipal Theatre two presentation sessions of the project directed to merchants of the Fair and the Municipal market of Vila do Conde.

This public session was led by the Environment Division of the City Hall and was attended by Dr. Lourdes Costa, Member of the environment and sustainable development of the Municipality.

At the same time, the Municipality and LIPOR have conducted diagnosis surveys of the current situation in the urban waste area, in order to present the goals of the project to each of the traders involved.

The project start is scheduled for the end of November, reflecting a more innovative action of Vila do Conde municipality in the environment and sustainability area.
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