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Scow - Selective collection of the organic waste in tourist areas

SCOW (Selective Collection of the Organic Waste in tourist areas and valorization in farm composting plants), is a 3- year European project (2013-2015), aiming to develop low cost, technically simple and high quality biowaste collection and recycling models in territories with tourism and agricultural activities. SCOW’s goal is to define an innovative and sustainable biowaste management system through effective collection and waste treatment into decentralized small-scale composting plants, located near biowaste generation sites, and, at the same time, where the compost could be applied. The experience would be able to be reproduced in other Mediterranean zones, reducing impacts at source, through a simple management of the biowaste collection and treatment with the idea of self-sufficiency.