Life Regrow

It is a LIFE Environment Policy & Governance project (LIFE16-ENV / ES / 000331) co-financed by the European Union.

The project lasts for three years (start date 01/10/2017- end date 31 / 06/2021). The development of the project will be carried out Mora (Toledo, Spain) under the coordination of the Exmo. Mora City Council and the cooperation of the Asociación Española de Municipios de Olivo (AEMO), the SME Gestión de residuos Manchegos (GESREMAN), and the universities of Almería (UAL) and Miguel Hermandez (UMH).


  • regenerate a rural brownfield (olive mill wastewaters-OMW abandoned ponds)
  • by applying different in situ biorecovering strategies (bioremediation and phytoremediation/composting) for site decontamination
  • and reclamating the area to grow a green multifunctional infrastructure with educational purposes
The objective is to restore a space occupied by a disused wastewater pond, applying in situ different biological strategies (bioremediation, phytoremediation and composting) in order to reduce pollution, transforming the area into a multidisciplinary green infrastructure educational and training



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Comienzan los trabajos de Recuperación Medioambiental a gran escala

Life Regrow avanza en la recuperación de las Balsas de Alpechín de Mora (Toledo). Empezamos la fase a gran escala con los trabajos de landfarming y fitorremediación. Esta previsto que durante el presente año 2019 se actue en una superficie superior a los 3000m2 A día de hoy, ya hemos generado más de 100 Tn de compost de alta calidad a partir de...

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UMH checked the vermicomposting works

Vermicomposting on fire! Worms show bright results against pollution in restoration of abandoned ponds used for olive mill waste waters.

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Life Regrow in the 1st Congress of young researchers in agro-foods science

Our Young "Regrower research" Maria Martínez has presented the first conclusions about the influence of landfarming bioaugmentation like bioremediation strategy works that take place in LIFE REGROW project. The 1st Congress of young researchers in agro-foods science was organised by UAL and CIAMBITAL

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