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CLOSER project – Close to Resources Recovery achieves objectives

One of the objectives of the CLOSER project – Close to Resources Recovery – was achieved, which menas including pre-demolition audits in legislation.

This measure contributes to the implementation of the principles of the circular economy, that is part of the Decree-Law No. 24/2024, related to waste management regimes.

The Portuguese Guide for Pre-Demolition Audits, coordinated by LNEC and having as partners APA - PAgência Portuguesa do Ambiente and IMPIC - Instituto dos Mercados Públicos do Imobiliário e da Construção, IP, prepared within the scope of the Closer - CDW project, financed by EEA Grants Portugal, identified the need for legislation changes.

The CLOSER project aims to increase the reuse and recycling of materials from the demolition or rehabilitation of buildings.
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