Unlocking new VALUE from urban bioWASTE
AMB budget: 122.218,75€ (100% financed by European Founds)
WaysTUP! project (Unlocking new VALUE from urban bioWASTE) refers to the integrated systems of innovation in urban waste recovery. The consortium consists of 26 collaborating entities from 9 Member States: Austria, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Czech Republic and Serbia.
The Waste Management and Prevention Department is part of the project consortium, and it is responsible for supplying the entry residue of one of the pilots located in Valencia. This pilot will treat cellulose waste (mainly nappies).
WaysTUP!'s main objective regarding systems is to demonstrate the establishment of new value chains for municipal organic waste that allow the production of high added value bioproducts.
The project will show a series of innovative processes to transform urban biowaste into bioproducts, which will be tested on 7 demonstration pilot plants to be built in different European cities. Some of these residues are: food remains, cooking oils, organic recyclable waste, sewage sludge and cellulose waste streams, both for solid municipal waste and sewage treatment plants.
The participation in WaysTUP! project will allow to reduce the waste produced in AMB mechanic-biological treatment facilities (Ecoparcs), contributing to the circular economy of the metropolitan territory.