Portuguese company Suma to prepare integrated waste management plan in Mozambique

20 April 2011

Maputo, Mozambique, 20 April – Portuguese company Suma has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mozambique Environment fund (Funab) to set up a company to collect and treat urban and industrial waste in Mozambique, the company said in a statement published on its website.

The agreement includes development of an integrated waste management plan, which will last for five years and outlines the study of the most appropriate solutions for closing the existing waste dumps in the country.

The memorandum also outlines construction and exploration of landfill sites in the provinces of Nampula, Quelimane, Pemba and Beira, by 2014.

Suma, which was founded 15 years ago and whose principle shareholders are the Mota-Engil and Urbaser groups, is involved in waste collection, urban cleaning, waste management and treatment, laboratory analysis, and environmental education and innovation. (macauhub)