Who we are
“Waste is a resource in the wrong place.” – Mahatma Gandhi
We develop our activities with rational, sustainable and low environmental impact procedures, doing more with less by reducing costs, increasing the efficiency of our processes.
We want to contribute with vermitecnology and with worm action, to improve environmental quality in the society, leading the country to improve their solid and liquid wastes management, including organic fraction, valuing them, forming and sensitizing populations, companies and organizations for its on-site treatment.
- Reduce pollution and contamination caused by improper management of solid wastes and wastewaters.
- Promote centralized and low-cost solutions, adjusted to reality, generating economies of scale, closing organic matter and nutrient cycle.
- Increase soil quality and fertility by obtaining and applying products and by-products on an organic base.
- Transmit our knowledge in a clear, correct and objective way, forming and educating the society according to what should be the principles of sustainability.
- Promote self-sufficiency.
It is possible to reduce all or a significant amount of organic waste and influents produced on-site in a correct efficient and sustainable way, monitoring and implementing actions and strategies politically fair, using these resources as raw materials, closing organic matter and nutrient cycle, returning them to the soil in a controlled manner.
Pic. – Vermicomposting of food scraps.
We have a strong conviction that we are contributing with our commitment, dedication, knowledge and experience on Environmental Engineering and Vermitechnology for what should be the obligations of a environmentally friendly, economically fair and socially acceptable Country: achieve highest standards on waste management, efficiency, sustainability, productivity and rationality. Environmental responsibility begins with small acts, and with you!
We are at your complete disposal so that together we can contribute to a better environment!
Nelson Lourenço was born on July the 7th, 1979 in Lisbon. He graduated in Environmental Engineering on Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias on 1998. Throughout 2006 he researched and investigated vermitechnology. During 2007 he founded FUTURAMB and is actually general diretor coordenating the CPIV - Centro de Pesquisa e Investigação em Vermicompostagem. He completed his Master Degree in Sustainable Management in Rural Areas at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade do Algarve. Since August 2012 he in Ph.D student on Environmental Science and Technologies with Waste Managment expertise at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade do Algarve. He is an expert, consultant, researcher, trainer and teacher in the vermitechology area.
Sónia Isabel Dias Coelho was born on February 26th, 1981 in Portimão. She graduated in 2003 in Social Education at the Escola Superior de Educação da Universidade do Algarve. From October to June 2004 she collaborated with the Casa do Povo in São Bartolomeu de Messines. Between November of that year until June of 2006 she worked at the EB1 School of S. B. Messines as a Socio-Cultural animator. Since 2007 she is a CAP trainer. From September 2007 until October 2008 worked as a Superior Health and Safety at Work Technician for the company SeguriHigiene - Saúde no Trabalho S. A. Currently she co-ordinates the Trainer and Comercial Departments on FUTURAMB.
Nelson Soares was born on November the 11th 1983 in Lisbon. In 2005 he graduated in Graphic Design on Centro de Formação Profissional da Amadora. He is currently operator at Unidade de Valorização Orgânica.