Mato da Cruz
2615-623 Calhandriz - Vila Franca de Xira

Occupied zone:

2,8 ha

Origin of Urban Solid Waste:

Urban Solid Waste Treatment Plant

Accepted/treated waste:


Valuation products:

Inert material: studied by LNEC and usable in earthmoving works (landfills and pavement beds), sub-base layers of roads and as filler for landscape recovery of quarries or open pit mines.
Recovery of about 100% of ferrous metals and 70% of non-ferrous metals contained in the slag.

Treatment process:

Maturation of slag resulting from incineration at CTRSU and extraction of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.


200 thousand tons per year (130 thousand tons in the first phase)

Date of entry into operation:

Novembro de 2000