Biowaste

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The ATHENS BIOWASTE project aims at the pilot screening of bio source in selected areas of the Municipalities of Athens and Kifissia and their processing plant in Mechanical and Biological Treatment (EMAK) of ESDKNA to produce high quality compost. 

Furthermore, by developing appropriate software tools it will identify the benefits of sustainable methods for managing biowaste on emissions of greenhouses gases (contribution to climate change), while an assessment will be carried out on the quality of compost produced given the composition and methods of collection of biowaste. Through these objectives and through the development of an appropriate guide will promote and foster the market for compost and create awareness of the general public, the competent authorities and other stakeholders regarding the management of biowaste. In addition, proposals will be drafted to amend the specifications and legislation for waste management.
The specific objectives are:

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