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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The circular economy main topic of the environmental education activities of the LIFE REGROW project

The environmental education activities of the LIFE REGROW Project have successfully concluded with the participation of more than 400 students from schools in the provinces of Toledo and Ciudad Real. The environmental activities, January-March, 2022, focused on the appropriate waste management and pollution treatment from the circular economy...

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Life-Regrow receives a visit from CINEA and NEEMO

On Wednesday 2nd, Mora City Council receives a visit from the European Commission to see in-situ the progress of the project a few months before its completion.The project partners made a presentation of the fulfilled project objectives and visited the ecopark.

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Technical semminar in Reus (Tarragona) Spain

Third Conference on the composting of alperujo and recovery of alpechín ponds, on this occasion, we share with oil mills and Catalan experts the results of our project, with the collaboration of the Reus City Council, founding and historical partner of AEMO.The conference was given by our partners from the Miguel Hernandez University (UMH) and the...

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