TESTIMONIALS

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«Bear's Den (...) is an excellent example of the proactive collaboration that has been carried out between Batalha Municipality and SUMA, and attests to the evident concern of this entity in the pursuit of objectives that go beyond the services of cleaning and waste collection. SUMA therefore deserves a fair recognition for its work quality, based on a strong commitment to protect the environment and build a healthier future. Thank you very much.»
Paulo Batista
Mayor of the Batalha Municipality
2017

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«(...) we have concluded contracts with SUMA for the collection of urban solid waste in the Eastern Zone of the municipality (...) and for the cleaning, paring of grasses and application of herbicide in the municipal territory. More than a service provider, SUMA has been a partner, performing a quality service recognized by the municipality, the parish councils and our citizens.»
Nuno Canta
Mayor of the Montijo Municipality
2017

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«The permanent commitment of the City Council in raising awareness and mobilizing the population and local economic agents for the adoption of good environmental practices is a bulwark for the well-being of all (...) which, given the good results achieved, has been deserving the recognition of the different entities involved in this "movement", and the involvement of SUMA is of vital importance in the pursuit of the success of our objectives.»
Fernando Caçoilo
Mayor of the Ílhavo Municipality
2017

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«We signed a contract with SUMA eight years ago. After these years, the quality of the service provided is unequivocal and deserving of the best compliments by the population and in the international and business visits, which we receive more and more, the references to cleaning are always very praiseworthy.»
Emídio Sousa
Mayor of the Santa Maria da Feira Municipality
2016

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«(...) Nova Lima relies on the work of CONSITA - a service provider that makes the difference to maintain public cleanliness of the municipal roads. The company is responsible for maintaining the entire territory of Nova Lima and, with commitment and proactivity - the urban cleaning work is in the ranking of actions most praised by the population in 2015. »
Cássio Magnani Junior
Mayor of the Nova Lima Municipality, Brasil
2016

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«The City Council of Aveiro has an old and fruitful relationship with SUMA, in the work of urban waste management, urban cleaning and environmental education, with overall positive results. In 2016 we are celebrating 20 years of this working relationship, consolidated by quality institutional cooperation, which we know to be mutually beneficial and which we want to improve every day that the future will bring, based on the good results achieved.»
José Ribau Esteves
Mayor of the Aveiro Municipality
2015

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«In this context, since September 2014, after a public tender and its respective award of services for the collection of municipal solid waste, SUMA is the company that, within the framework of the contract, has been providing an important service for the satisfaction and well-being of the population . "..." In the interest of continuous improvement in the quality of service provided to the residents of the municipality of Trancoso, services were added to the collection of waste, like maintenance services and placement of containers of undifferentiated deposition, as well as seeking to change behaviour, through awareness-raising campaigns, an area where SUMA is recognized as an example of excellence.»
Amílcar Salvador
Mayor of Trancoso Municipality
2015

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«MUSAMI contracted SUMA/SIGA to provide management waste services in order to maintain a continued improvement in the quality of services to the community. We believe this is well within SUMA/SIGA’s reach because we are familiar with their work, which has greatly contributed towards the recent development of the system. This time, in addition to waste management services, we are also contracting intervention in awareness campaigns, an area we know SUMA executes extremely well.»
Ricardo Rodrigues
Chairman of the Board of Directors, MUSAMI
2015

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«The desirable partnerships we have developed with SUMA have enabled us to efficiently manage urban cleaning, as well as to dynamize environmental awareness projects and policies such as Sabientar and LIXOTECA, which amongst others, have potentiated a constant improvement in people’s quality of life.»
Inácio Ribeiro
Mayor of Felgueiras Municipality
2014

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«Celorico da Beira is effectively a land of envious pure, clean air and because of that the municipal administration will keep its strategy for sustainable development well delineated, continuing to resort to SUMA’s quality services. This is in fact a crucial point established through this successful partnership.»
Joaquim Monteiro da Mota e Silva
Mayor of Celorico da Beira Municipality
2014

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«Over several years the municipality has counted on an indispensable partner that has provided high quality service, and always been there to advise us on how to best overcome problems we’ve encountered; that partner is SUMA. Therefore, given the challenges in quality and efficacy the service requires, SUMA has responded with distinction, which has greatly contributed to the city and county’s image.»
João Ataíde
Mayor of Figueira da Foz Municipality
2013

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«(...) the partnership developed with SUMA has enabled us to increase our ability to respond at a particularly difficult time for autarchies, which have seen their resources cut back and limited. Aside from the operational services, which we consider very positive, we would like to highlight the impact the environment awareness campaign, “Our Land Mirrors those who Live Here”, has had on the public it was directed at – schools.»
Ana Teresa Vicente
Mayor of Palmela Municipality
2013

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«(...) the autarchy has wagered on the development of partnerships with other institutions. In this context, we’d like to highlight the work carried out with SUMA in the collection of urban solid waste. Only an effective and capable partner enables you to respond to constant solicitations; this has contributed greatly to making Valongo a county of reference in the area of urban hygiene.»
Fernando Melo
Mayor of Valongo Municipality
2012

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«SUMA’s role has been important to this challenge, whether it be in the area of waste collection or urban cleaning, never neglecting the awareness campaigns deployed throughout the county, and naturally Porto de Mós Municipality recognizes the excellent work provided by this company.»
João Salgueiro
Mayor of Porto de Mós Municipality
2012

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«In order to maximize our campaign capabilities we paired with SUMA to secure Urban Hygiene and Cleaning. This partnership has resulted in the improved cleaning and sanitation of our streets as well as the mechanized sweeping of sidewalks. SUMA’s services, for urban cleaning, as well as others provided for the upkeep of public spaces, score well in efficiency and quality.»
Isaura Morais
Mayor of Rio Maior Municipality
2011

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«(...) in partnership with SUMA, the Municipality has promoted various environmental awareness initiatives throughout the county in an effort to impact and change behaviors (…) the partnerships we have with SUMA have been very productive, not only with campaigns targeting young audiences, but above all through the guarantee of effective services provided to the population of Oliveira do Bairro.»
Mário João Oliveira
Mayor of Oliveira do Bairro Municipality
2011

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«A fundamental service for conserving the environment and for people’s quality of life requires a fellowship and meeting of efforts between the Municipality and SUMA.»
Jorge Salgueiro Mendes
Mayor of Valença Municipality
2011

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«Although recent, our relationship with SUMA has thus far proven to be very positive and in permanent evolution, a fruit of the common interest that unites us more each time for a superior service.»
Hermínio Loureiro
Mayor of Oliveira de Azeméis Municipality
2010

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«Amongst the many service providers and waste pick-up points, and in search of continued improvement, we found SUMA. Aside from more educational awareness initiatives, this relationship has brought us new challenges and helped us achieve new heights.»
José Eduardo de Matos
Mayor of Estarreja Municipality
2010

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«The partnership between the Public Municipal Hygiene Company (HPEM) and SUMA continues to produce good results, consolidating the common goal of continued improvement in its interventions. This, plus the fact that SUMA meets Sintra’s reality and needs, applying the most efficient and innovative resources to do so, more than justifies extending the association between the company and the Municipality for an additional eight years.»
Fernando Seara
Mayor of Sintra Municipality
2009

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«The pursuit of public interest in urban services and the environment in Aveiro have benefited from the partnership established between the Autarchy and SUMA. A common course to continually improve safety, hygiene and public health in the Municipality, has equally worked as a firm support for creating awareness and educational training for the population. A partnership, established in 2008, extended the scope of services and length of time, highlighting SUMA’s intervention in the cleaning of parishes located outside the city center. The provider’s flexibility to adjust to the municipality’s new urban reality has helped give way to a more cohesive county, where parishes with equal problems receive equal solutions.»
Élio Delgado da Maia
Mayor of Aveiro Municipality
2009

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«Through a rigorous collection program suited to the county’s real needs, SUMA’s performance in Vizela Municipality has greatly contributed to a hygienic public urban space and healthy environment.»
Francisco Ferreira
Mayor of Vizela Municipality
2007

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«In effect, STL – SUMA has developed an excellent service in the Municipality, whether it is through the efficacy of circuits developed for Urban Solid Waste collection, or through the great care taken in cleaning public spaces. In the case, it is fair to point out the constant availability STL has always shown to handle unforeseen situations, be they related to a large influx of people (...) or special events (...).»
Isabel Damasceno Campos
Mayor of Leiria Municipality
2007

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«Conscious that a strategy’s efficacy and efficiency are inherent to the management of urban solid waste depends on partnerships with specialized entities. Constância Municipality has long worked in strict collaboration with STL – SUMA, a private entity specialized in, amongst other things, the management of urban solid waste. SUMA has been an active partner concerned with waste collection but also prevention and awareness.»
António Mendes
Constância Municipality
2007

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«In cases like these, (...) facts account for more than words. And it is these facts that prove that the services STL – SUMA provides in public cleaning and waste collection at eco-points is executed with great professionalism.»
António Bragança Fernandes
Mayor of Maia Municipality
2006

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«The regular services provided by SUMA have brought the county added value in regard to the quality of cleaning services provided, as well as its compliance with waste collection schedules, hygiene conditions, and health and safety. »
Júlia Paula Costa
Mayor of Caminha Municipality
2006

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«SUMA has been in Santa Maria da Feira since September 2001 and the services it provides cover a population of close to 88 thousand inhabitants in 23 parishes. We recognize the effort the company has made to improve the quality of services it provides for the population, and choose the solutions best suited to the environmental demands the evolving county requires.»
Alfredo Henriques
Mayor of Santa Maria da Feira Municipality
2005

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«Analyzing the results we follow on a daily basis, congratulations are in order for SERURB for the quality of services provided to the population and for the unquestionable relationship of trust that has developed over the last 8 years. On behalf of the Municipality that I represent, we thank you for the professionalism patent in the company’s every action (…).»
Narciso Miranda
Mayor of Matosinhos Municipality
2005

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«STL (SUMA Group) is a dedicated and active partner, whose daily work, consisting of urban solid waste collection and urban cleaning services, is well managed (...). STL also works as a team with Ilhavo Municipality in fostering awareness and educating the public about the environment. The ultimate goal is to build a team that manages the Municipality’s environmental management, better than the one before, with good results.»
José Ribau Esteves
Mayor of Ilhavo Municipality
2004

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«(...) I could not have a better and more faithful testimony to the quality of services provided by SUMA than the satisfaction expressed by those who visit our county. Because the environment is on the agenda for this executive, I recognize the rigor and professionalism displayed by the company called upon to keep our environment in good health (…).»
José Maria Oliveira Ferreira
Mayor of Porto de Mós Municipality
2004

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«Choosing the solutions that most adequately respond to the expectations and environmental demands of the 60.000 citizens I represent, as well as the 12 thousand that circulate throughout the county, is the challenge I face. For all that I have just referred, I believe that on an environmental level, the partnership we have with SUMA has corresponded to the needs of this county, above all because it unites us in one single objective and ambition: QUALITY.»
José Gonçalves Sapinho
Mayor of Alcobaça Municipality
2004

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«If much has been done, there remains a great deal more to do! SUMA’s collaboration deserves our recognition due to the quality of services provided to make Felgueiras a truly enjoyable municipality to live in. »
Fátima Felgueiras
Mayor of Felgueiras Municipality
2004

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«Allow me to highlight the recent constitution of the Municipal Public Hygiene Company (HPEM) (…) and the contracting of SUMA to provide waste collection services for the parishes of Queluz, Monte Abraão, Massamá and Cacém (…). Another fruit of this union are the undeniable benefits for the population, not only where collection services are concerned, but above all in regard to the triage of waste for recycling. Over the past few months 200 new eco-points were created bringing the grand total to 600 points for selective collection.»
Edite Estrela
Mayor of Sintra Municipality
2001

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«Clean streets can exist, even when overrun on a daily basis by over hundreds of thousands of people as was the case of EXPO ’98. (…). SUMA – Urban and Environment Services, PLC was tasked with ensuring the cleanliness and collection of the urban solid waste produced at EXPO’98, and as I said before, it is easy to conclude that this difficult mission was very well executed.»
José Torres Campos
General Ex-Commissioner for Expo 98
2000