First fair with waste treatment is inaugurated in Manaus

All the organic waste produced at the fair will include the composting technique.
15/08/2016 09h20 - Updated 15/08/2016 14h21
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To develop the practice of sustainable actions, the Sustainable Development Agency (ADS) created the Selective Collection Project that will help with the crops of farmers and avoid waste product sold in the markets that would end up in the trash. This was announced on Saturday, 13, during the re-inauguration of the Fair of Regional Products of Cassam, the first in the Northern Region to use the technique.

All the organic waste produced at the fair will go through composting technique, It is a biological process for recovery of organic matter, be it urban origin, domestica industrial, agricultural or forestry, and subsequently delivered to the manufacturer to be used in the soil and bring improvements in plantation.

The project will be implemented, also, in Wing Fair, the Fair of the Police General Command Military, Fair in New City, located one block from the State School Julio Cesar, both coordinated by the Sustainable Development Agency.

Agribusiness Desk
Another novelty of the Fair of Regional Products is the opening of the Agribusiness Desk project. The service is intended for the guidance of the producers new opportunities for marketing of products and visitors with an interest in being part of the fair.

In this ocasion, the authorities were given a tribute card “Rural Producer Friend”, in recognition of significant contribution to the productive state sector.

The Fair Cassam houses around 100 producing 15 Amazon municipalities. The revitalization project space was supported by the Social Promotion Fund (FPS). O Local works, weekly, and moves around R $ 480 thousand a month, getting the same period almost 2 thousand people.

From 2008 a 2016, the four Regional Trade products already surpassed R $ 50 million moved resources, but of 15 million kilograms of products traded with an average of 90 cooperatives and participating associations.

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