Water, sanitation, hygiene and waste management for the COVID-19 virus

Water, sanitation, hygiene and waste management for the COVID-19 virus
In late 2019, an acute respiratory disease emerged, known as novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The pathogen responsible for COVID-19 is severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, also referred to as the COVID-19 virus), a member of the coronavirus family. In response to the growing spread of COVID-19, WHO has published a number of technical guidance documents on specific topics, including infection prevention and control (IPC). ...

The Age of Marine Litter

The Age of Marine Litter
On September 16, 2017, ECOGESTUS Lda. Participated in the inauguration of the exhibition "A Era do Lixo Marinho" which will run until March 31, 2018. The exhibition aims to raise awareness among the general population about the current problem of marine waste , in particular plastic waste, which constitutes more than 80% of the waste present in marine ecosystems.

Pharmaceutical waste disposal in Portuguese households – March 2016

Dias-Ferreira C, et al. Waste Manag Res. 2016. Authors Dias-Ferreira C1, Valente S2, Vaz J3. Author information 1Research Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Materials and Ceramic Engineering Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal celia@esac.pt.2Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal CE3C - Centre for Ecology, Evolution an...