FEBRUARY 17, 2017

ALGAR, the EGF Concessionaire for the Algarve region, responsible for the valorization and treatment of urban waste produced in 16 municipalities, renewed its certification in Quality, Environment and Safety, covering all units.

According to the General Director of Algar, Pinto Rodrigues, "the company was audited between December 6 and 20, 2016 and after analyzing Algar's response to the report issued, it was considered by the certifying entity, APCER, that was gathered the necessary conditions for the maintenance and extension of the Management System certification implemented in all administrative, support and operational units, namely: the Selective Collection activity; 2 Sanitary Landfills; 8 Transfer Stations; Ecocentros; 2 Screening Stations; 3 Biogas Energy Enhancement Units; 3 Composting Units of Green Residues; 3 Units of Treatment of Leachate (Reverse Osmosis) and 1 Center of Organic Valuation.
With the most recent extension of the certification to the Organic Valuation Center, located in São Brás de Alportel, all the facilities and activities of the company are certified, leaving us very satisfied ".
The confirmation of the maintenance / extension of the certification acknowledges that the management of Algar's multimunicipal system of selective collection, waste transfer, sorting and solid waste treatment is carried out with respect for high quality standards of the services rendered, especially when speaking In the handling of around 400,000 tons of urban waste per year.
Among the innumerable internal and external advantages inherent in Algar's Integrated Management System is the prevention and control of risks, as well as minimization of environmental impacts, reinforcement of training and satisfaction of employees, customers, stakeholders Society in general. In the scope of Security, Algar prevents the risk of accidents, occupational diseases and guarantees a safe and healthy work environment in all sectors of the company. More information at www.algar.com.pt