Among the remaining 37 foreign companies, countries such as France, Sweden, Italy, South Africa and Namibia predominate, said Milton Reis, in a meeting with the press.
The competition is taking place on the website of the National Public Procurement Service and obeys the two stages for the process, namely, the qualification phase, until 30 May, and the tender phase, to which candidates who meet the technical requirements will be invited. and financial.
The concession project, in public-private partnership, for the management of the Mulenvos landfill, was approved by presidential order, on March 24, and provides for the sorting and recovery of solid waste through recycling, sale of recycled products, composting , incineration, biogas and energy production.
The capital, with more than eight million inhabitants, produces an annual average of 3.3 million tons of solid waste, according to a study by the Ministry of Economy and Planning, which also points out that 45 percent of this waste production has potential for reuse as raw material for industry, 35 percent as fertilizer and the remaining 20 percent for energy production.
The Government estimates an investment of around 70 million dollars, for the refurbishment of the landfill, to transform it into a waste recovery center.