Valorsul and Valorminho, EGF's concessionaires, were awarded the seal of quality for urban waste management services, awarded by ERSAR (the Portuguese Regulator) and the Jornal Água e Ambiente, in a ceremony held at the 13th Waste Forum.
There were eight municipal waste management entities. ERSAR 2018 service quality seals and premiums (waste line) are part of the ERSAR 2018 Regulatory Entity Awards and Quality Stations of Water and Waste Services.
In the category "Quality seal of the service of urban waste management between entities" were distinguished:
- VALORMINHO - Valorization and Treatment of Solid Waste, S.A.
- VALORSUL - Valorization and Treatment of Solid Waste in the Regions of Lisbon and Oeste, S.A.
In the category "Quality seal of the service of management of municipal waste to the consumer" were distinguished:
- Alenquer Town Hall
- Ílhavo City Hall
- Lisbon City Council
- City Hall of Santa Maria da Feira
- INOVA-Economic and Social Development Company of Cantanhede, E.M., S.A.
- Intermunicipal Services of Water and Waste of the Municipalities of Loures and Odivelas
The entities distinguished with the seals are evidenced by ensuring compliance, during the last period with regulatory evaluation, of a set of criteria set forth in the regulation of the initiative. Valorsul and INOVA were also recognized with Prémiod and Excellence. The selection of the distinguished entities was done according to the regulation "Awards and Stamps of the Water and Waste Services, Data for 2017".
This ERSAR initiative is carried out with the collaboration of a jury, which also includes several entities representing the sector, namely the Portuguese Water Distribution and Drainage Association (APDA), the Portuguese Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (APESB), the (APRH), the Association for Waste Management (ESGRA), the Portuguese Association of Environmental Technologies Companies (APEMETA) and the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (DECO).
Watch the report on EGF's participation in this event HERE