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World Environment Day: industry and the challenge of efficient resource management

By | June 5th, 2020|Project Meetings|

Since 1974, World Environment Day has been celebrated on 5 June, a global platform that unites governments, institutions and citizens around the environmental emergency. "Time For Nature" has been the motto chosen this year, to show the links that connect life on Earth and highlight the importance of biodiversity. Nature is the basis of life, [...]

The new Circular Economy Action Plan, a further step in the regulation of urban wastewater reuse

By | May 20th, 2020|Project Meetings|

On May 13th, the European Parliament adopted in plenary session the new Water Reuse Regulation. This is a set of important new rules that establish the minimum requirements to allow the safe use of treated urban waste water in agricultural irrigation. «Today marks another important milestone towards the transition to a circular economy for water [...]

Don’t go all Greta Thunberg on the vegetable stew

By | April 16th, 2020|Project Meetings|

This article has been written by Javier Santos, full professor at Tecnun (University of Navarra) and coordinator of MCUBO. How soon we forget things! A couple of months ago the vicissitudes of a young activist filled the covers and positioned all of us in favor or against her feat of crossing the ocean in a [...]

The EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 highlights the role of innovation and new technologies in achieving water resource efficiency

By | December 18th, 2019|International Conferences and workshops|

The EUWIC brought together over 1,000 people on 11-12 December and was attended by the EC's Director General for the Environment, Daniel Calleja; the EC's Quality of Life Director, Veronica Manfredi and the UN's Ecosystems Director, Susan Gardner. Within the framework of this international meeting of the water and innovation sector, LIFE MCUBO organised a [...]

LIFE MCUBO hosts a LIFE networking event at the EU Water Innovation Conference 2019

By | November 27th, 2019|International Conferences and workshops|

The EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 will be held on 12 December in Zaragoza, an event that was created with the aim of promoting policy and management towards ambitious objectives in the protection of water and innovation. The Conference is conceived as a meeting place, where participants can obtain information, debate on the main topics [...]

LIFE MCUBO attends YWP Conference 2019

By | November 14th, 2019|Project Meetings|

The IWA YWP Conference 2019 in Madrid brings together between November 12th and 15th young people from the international water sector. Last Tuesday, Fundación Canal hosted the opening of the Congress, by Carmen Hernández, president of YWP Spain. She was followed by Fernando Morcillo, President of the Spanish Water Supply and Sanitation Association (AEAS). Both stressed [...]

LIFE VERTALIM and LIFE MCUBO address efficient water management

By | October 23rd, 2019|Project Meetings|

As part of the project, various monitoring campaigns have been carried out with the aim of getting to know the companies' functioning and water consumption. Companies such as UVESA, PEPSICO IBERIA and GVTARRA have gone through this process, in order to be aware of their actual water consumption. SALICA, a Basque company with extensive experience [...]

How to reduce the water footprint in food production?

By | July 8th, 2019|Project Meetings|

According to FAO, it is estimated that 70 % of the world's water footprint is related to what is eaten. Spain is the second country with the largest water footprint in Europe, with 2461 cubic meters per inhabitant per year, which would be equivalent to spending 6700 liters per person per day. General Mills San Adrián  [...]

MCUBO joins Ceit-IK4 initiative to bring ICT technologies applied in the agrifood sector to companies

By | June 17th, 2019|International Conferences and workshops|

Next Thursday June 20 MCUBO participates in the conference organized by Ceit-IK4, SUEZ, FIAB and CDTI entitled: "ICT technologies applied in the agrifood sector". The conference will be held at the new campus of the University of Navarra at 09.45 am. Competitiveness is the driving force behind industry and translates into: adapting to change. In [...]

World Environment Day: can the food industry play its part towards mitigating climate change?

By | June 5th, 2019|Media publications, Project|

Today, June 5, we commemorate World Environment Day, a time to raise public awareness of the problems of climate change and the responsibility of people to conserve and improve the environment. The protection of the environment is something that affects the well-being of people and their economic development, a fact of which the United Nations [...]

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