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Wastewater Treatment with a Nature-based solution

The Waves Floating System can be applied in the retrofit of conventional Constructed Wetlands, avoiding the costs associated with the removal, transport and deposition of the contaminated substrate. In a retrofit the Waves Floating System also manages to improve the treatment parameters, increasing the life time of Constructed Wetland and definitively eliminate the clogging problem....

FUTURE – the 100.000 trees project

To date, 174 hectares have been planted and 106,019 native trees have been installed. 49 areas in the Porto Metropolitan Area, with tourism and leisure purpose, were valorised. Thousands of citizens participate (16,776 volunteer participations that resulted in 54,340 volunteer hours). The planted trees (when adults) will remove 9,877 tonnes of Carbon per year, as well as 55 tonnes of air pollutants (CO, O3, NO2, SO2, PM2.5), while helping to prevent rainwater drainage, optimizing rainwater management in urban areas and soil water in rural contexts. The economic value of these three ecological services offered by the trees already planted is € 2.15 million....

Greencork

These projects are notorious examples of promoting the principles of a circular economy by Corticeira Amorim, while reflecting its strong social impact. Since the beginning of the projects, more than 550 million cork stoppers have been collected for recycling and donated more than 1.5 M€ for social causes and reforestation....

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