Return to Parque das Nações, where SUMA had an exemplary performance during EXPO’98, with the award of urban cleaning and waste collection services.
Launching of the online interactive platform “Urban Animals”, which displays environmental awareness contents and games.
Take off of the environmental education services for EGF.
Renewal of the contracts with Batalha, Alcobaça and Ourém, surpassing two decades of continued service in this municipalities.
SUMA and the Tanzifco consortium granted a contract for waste collection, operation and maintenance of five transfer stations and operation of two landfills in Al Sharqiya South, Oman, for a seven year period.
Extension of CONSITA’s activity to the state of Rio Grande do Sul, surpassing thus one million people served in Brazil.
Launched ECO KIOSKO – an innovative structure conceived to disseminate best citizenship practices in a commercial and cultural context.
Interactive SUMAKids platform implemented – online space that provides environmental education contents.
Acquisition of Empresa Geral de Fomento (EGF), a state holding company that manages 11 multi-municipal systems of waste treatment, which corresponds to 6.4 million inhabitants served.
Opening of the first oil regeneration unit in Portugal, by ENVIROIL, with capacity to treat 20,000 tons per year.
Start of activities in the Middle East – technical waste confinement in the north of the Sultanate of Oman.
Re-entry into the Brazilian market through Brazilian firm CONSITA with urban cleaning and waste collection services (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais states).
SUMA diffuses environmental awareness contents through an interactive MEO Kids application in Television context.
Start of operations in Urban Solid Waste collection and Urban Cleaning in Sumbe, the capital of South Kwanza – Angola.
Start of Urban Solid Waste collection services in Maputo through subsidiary ECOLIFE by SUMA for the Mozambican market.
SUMA distinguished for its work in Risk Management with the “Special Confidence” (Especial Confiança) award, an initiative of Azorean Premiums (Prémios Açoreana) Risk Management Diário Económico.
AGIR kicks off operations for Urban Solid Waste Collection in Cidade da Praia – Cape Verde
Exceeded by 25% SUMA’s sales turnover goal set for its international activity.
VISTA WASTE recognized as the “Best International Affiliate” at the 1st International Environmental Fair − Angola.
Accreditation extended to the Analysis Laboratory as well as a hundred other trials.
Launched the ECOSCÓPIO® − a new format for the Mobile Awareness Unit directed at youths.
Launched ECOMACHIMBA in Angola – a Mobile Awareness Unit directed at youths and adults.
Built the first unit for regenerating Industrial Oils in Portugal through ENVIROIL.
Acquired its first fleet for side-loading collection – Sintra Municipality.
Founded RIMA – SUMA affiliate responsible for managing the Lustosa Industrial Non-hazardous Waste landfill (Lousada county).
Implantation of GiSUMA – Integrated Consulting System and Geographic Information Editing (national geo-referencing for containerization and circuit activity).
Inauguration of Environmental Education Center in Luanda − Angola.
Launch of LIXOMACHIMBA® in Angola.
Provision of services extended by VISTA WASTE – SUMA affiliate for the Angolan market - province of Benguela.
Public recognition for SUMA as “A company with exemplary management” (supplement published in “Diário de Notícias”, in November 2009 on “The 1000 Greatest Companies in 2008”).
Acquired companies CORREIA & CORREIA, ENVIROIL, TRANSPORLIXOS and EKOŚRODOWISKO.
International project kicks off – sign contracts in the Urban Solid Waste Collection, Urban Cleaning and Environmental Education sectors in the province of Luanda (Angola).
SUMA headquarters and Aveiro Services Center attributed a triple certification in Quality, Environment and Safety − NP EN ISO 14001:2004 and NP 4397:2001 / OHSAS 18001:1999.
TRIU acquired through incorporation.
SIGA founded – the SUMA affiliate is dedicated to the global management of Waste in the Azores.
CIDADÓMETRO® is launched – a Mobile Awareness Unit directed at families.
SUMA transfers its headquarters to Parque das Nações (site where EXPO ’98 took place).
CITRUP’s certification extended to include Social Responsibility – Norm SA 8000.
CITRUP awarded the EcoPME prize (award that distinguishes company’s Eco-efficiency and Sustainability polices).
Acquired NOVAFLEX and respective affiliates − REAL VERDE / NOVA BEIRA.
Certification for SUMA headquarters and the Aveiro Services Center − NP EN ISO 9001:2000.
SUMA accredited by the Institute for Quality Training.
Launched 1st Solidarity Mobile Unit - REUTILÂNDIA® (project for Reuse, Sustainability and Solidarity).
Accreditation for Porto’s Integrated Waste Treatment Center (CITRUP) by Quality Management Systems NP EN ISO 9001:2000/ Environmental Management NP EN ISO 14001:2004/ Safety and Health Management in the Workplace NP 4397:2001 /OHSAS 18001:1999.
Certification for Urban Solid Waste Treatment Station (ETRSU) in Riba d’Ave – NP EN ISO 9001:2000.
Awarded 1st place for the National Environmental Innovation Award: SUMA/VLE (vehicle for washing Ecopoints and underground containers).
Integrated companies STL and UTIL.
Accreditation for an Analysis Laboratory by NP EN ISO / IEC 17025.
Covered Waste Collection and Urban Cleaning services for 2 million inhabitants.
Launched SUMA’s Mobile Training Unit.
Incorporated SERURB – one of the largest national companies in the Waste sector.
Launched a pioneer project in Environmental Education – the itinerant LIXOTECA®.
Selective Waste Collection management and cleaning of the Portuguese Presidency headquarters for the European Union – PORTUGAL 2000.
Implantation of an exemplary model for urban cleaning –EXPO ’98: the 20th century’s last World Expo.
Start of the first contract for Selective Waste Collection – Aveiro Municipality.
The first contract for the provision of services − mixed waste collection, large waste items and Urban Cleaning for Batalha Municipality − is signed.
SUMA - Serviços Urbanos e Meio Ambiente, S.A. (Urban Services and the Environment) is founded.