NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBOA, PORTUGAL
DEVELOPMENT OF NEW APPROACHES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF WASTE MANAGEMENT
Waste@Nova is a group composed by teachers and researchers from Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology/Nova University of Lisbon (FCT/UNL), which are also members of Portuguese research centers. The group has a strong experience in solid waste management, both urban and industrial waste, specific at sanitary landfill planning and management, energy recovery processes, biological waste treatment, waste collection planning and management and waste prevention. Its main areas of expertize are development of new approaches in the design and management of waste management systems with social psychology, new approaches to recover and treat waste and the assessment of social, economic and environmental impacts through the use of techniques such as social studies devoted to recycling behavior, cost-benefit analysis, ecotoxicological assessment and life cycle assessment, just to name a few.