ECODEAL – Gestão Integral de Resíduos Industriais, S.A. is a company dedicated to the environment, in particular waste management, providing the following services:
- Full management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste;
- Treatment of contaminated soil;
- Management of environmental liabilities.
ECODEAL holds an operating license for the integrated centre of recovery and disposal of hazardous waste – ECODEAL CIRVER, located in Chamusca (Portugal), that makes us specialists in hazardous waste management.
ECODEAL was granted Environmental License no. 657/0.1/2017 under the legislation on Integrated Prevention and Control of Pollution, valid until 13/11/2023.
The ECODEAL CIRVER provides a technologically and economically evolved national solution of final destination for the treatment of hazardous waste, in compliance with the principle of the country's self-sufficiency in the field of hazardous waste management.
The industrial site is located in Relvão Eco-Park in Chamusca, Portugal.
The facility has the following waste treatment units: Classification, Screening and Transfer Unit, Soil Decontamination Unit, Contaminated Packaging Recovery Unit, Organic Waste Treatment Unit, Unit for the Preparation of Alternative Fuels from hazardous waste, Physical and Chemical Treatment Unit, Stabilisation Unit and Industrial Waste Landfill. The laboratory ensures proper waste characterisation prior to its admission to the facility and internal routing upon receipt.
The ECODEAL consortium, led by the Spanish company Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) and the Portuguese company Quimitécnica Ambiente (currently Quimitécnica - Investimentos e Participações, SGPS, S.A.) led the race for the construction and operation of an integrated centre for the recovery and disposal of hazardous waste (CIRVER) in Portugal in the public tender launched by the Portuguese government, the result of which was announced in early 2005.
ECODEAL – Gestão Integral of waste industriais, SA is currently owned by FCC (53.6%), Quimitécnica - INVESTMENTOS E PARTICIPAÇÕES, SGPS, S.A. (24.4%), the Nelson Quintas Group (19.5%) and the town council of Chamusca (2.5%).
The ECODEAL CIRVER was inaugurated on the 4th of June 2008. Today, the total investment amounts to 25 million EUR and it has a waste treatment capacity of about 200,000 t/year.
Between 2008 and 2016, two more landfill cells were built, cell 4 and cell 2, respectively, since the landfill exploration has a phased operation.
ECODEAL is a reference unit in the treatment of industrial waste and in the relationship with its employees, customers, suppliers and surrounding community.
In the treatment of industrial waste, ECODEAL uses the best techniques available in order to satisfy the needs of its customers and stakeholders, ensuring respect for the safety of employees, the facilities and the Eco-Park where we operate. We promote sustainable development, respecting the environment and favouring recycling and recovery.
On the 19h of May 2011, Ecodeal received the Quality, Environment and Safety Integrated Management System certificates according to ISO9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 norms, making the transition to the version ISO9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 norms on the 13th of December 2017, from the company Lusaenor.
QUALITY, ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY POLICY
In order to satisfy our customers, shareholders, employees and the proper functioning of Ecodeal, our activity is governed by 6 general principles for the continuous improvement of the effectiveness of the integrated management system:
Services intended to satisfy all customer requirements as well as compliance with all legal, contractual and regulatory requirements applicable to the activity.
Continuous improvement in terms of technology, in the service provided, in the environment with the prevention of pollution and in the prevention of the safety and health of our employees.
Involvement of employees, customers and suppliers drive our company daily. A preventive culture, focusing on proper training of employees and their active participation, allows us to commit to preventing injuries and health disorders and continuous improvement of working conditions with respect for the safety, health and well being of all involved.
Promotion of communication in all directions, both internally and externally.
The technical and human potential, combined with the versatility of our facilities, allows us to adapt our business to our customers’ needs in terms of industrial waste treatment.
A responsible attitude towards the environment and employees. Towards employees by investing in training according to labour needs and their suggestions for improvement of the workplace; towards the environment in a sustainable development perspective acting in a responsible, coherent and demanding manner, identifying and assessing possible impacts generated by our activities.