The energy multinational Repsol and the agricultural organization Asaja have signed a collaboration agreement to transform the waste and by-products of agricultural and livestock activity into new raw material for the manufacture of renewable fuels. Through a joint statement -which includes Efeboth entities have indicated that another of the lines of work contemplates the reuse of by-products from the refining industry as fertilizers in agricultural soils to increase their yield and productivity.
The common objective of all the actions is to promote projects that have the circular economy as their central axis to improve the sustainability of the countryside, they have abounded. In addition, both entities have indicated that with these projects they intend to promote the creation of new local value chains that induce employment in those rural areas and affected by depopulation.
“Agriculture and livestock are key sectors in Spain and Repsol worked with them”
“Agriculture and livestock are key sectors in Spain and at Repsol they worked with them to develop the rural economy and transform by-products into fuels and renewable and circular materials, which in turn will be used again in the sector,” according to the director of Renewable Fuels at Repsol, Berta Cabello.
For his part, the president of Asaja, Pedro Barato, has indicated that the projects that they will carry out together with Repsol mean for this agricultural organization the power to “be at the forefront of the most cutting-edge technology in terms of clean energy production to improve the medium environment”