LIFE PAYT project presented at a seminar aimed to municipalities

A seminar on the theme of “Municipalities and environmental issues in the 21st century” took place at the College of Agriculture in Coimbra, on 29th of March, with the objective of discussing the different ways of adapting municipalities to major environmental issues.

The seminar was attended by the coordinator of the LIFE PAYT project, Dr. Célia Ferreira, who presented the project, highlighting the importance of urban waste management and the implementation of a PAYT system – “Pay-as-you-throw” for the reduction undifferentiated waste.

The seminar was attended by several municipal officials and researchers, who throughout the day discussed various topics, organized in two distinct phases: the cutting edge environmental aspects in municipal environmental management and the presentation of concrete examples of municipal environmental management , problems and challenges.