Deco, operating in Abruzzo, carries out the design, construction and management of municipal solid waste treatment, disposal and recovery plants and energy recovery plants from renewable sources.
The Deco company operates in Abruzzo, managing various plants - both its own178 and those of Acea Ambiente (such as the Grasciano hub), and in particular:
• a landfill for non-hazardous waste in Casoni (Chieti), with a total capacity of over 900,000 m3, almost exhausted.
• a landfill for non-hazardous waste in Colle Cese, in the municipality of Spoltore (Pescara), with a total capacity of over 1,000,000 m3.
• a landfill for non-hazardous waste in Grasciano, in the municipality of Notaresco (called Grasciano 2), with a capacity of approximately 480,000 m3.
The first two plants mentioned above are owned by Deco, while the last is property of Acea Ambiente; from these plants, biogas is recovered to produce electricity. In 2022, Deco’s disposal plants produced 4,180,996 Nm3 of biogas and 2,656 MWh of electricity.
Moreover, Deco manages a plant for the Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Casoni (Chieti), with recovery of matter and RDF. In 2022, the plant processed 241,642 tons of waste, of which less than 35% was sent to landfills. Approximately 96,000 tons of RDF were produced, of which 58% was used in foreign cement plants as a replacement for traditional fossil fuels, while 42% in waste-to-energy plants in Italy to produce electricity
In addition, 121 t of metals (ferrous and non-ferrous) were recovered.