Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is LIFE+  Environment Policy & Governance?
    LIFE
    is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 3506 projects, contributing approximately €2.5 billion to the protection of the environment
  2. What are project  objectives?
    The RECOIL project aims at the energy revaluation of waste cooking oil (WCO) in order to solve the problem of its disposal, creating a network for its collection and reducing its spread into the environment and in order to exploit its energy great potential. After the collection and storage, the cycle ends with a mechanical treatment (without thermo-chemical process, such as the conversion into biodiesel) of the oil to remove impurities (food waste, water, etc...) and with the use, as fuel, for an internal combustion engine in a combined heat and power plant.