The Municipal Council of Castro Marim is replacing the municipal furniture for information (mupi) of the county by more modern models and 100% recycled, in an investment of 49 thousand euros.
In this first phase, 52 muppies will give way to more modern models, versatile and technically more suitable to the needs, with the particularity of being manufactured with 100% recycled plastic.
The measure is part of the municipal policy of environmental concern and sustainability and, at the same time, promotes the development of rural and cultural tourism.
The new mupis will allow, in an organized way, the dissemination of patrimonial and landscape information of the territory, more interesting from a tourist point of view, but also the availability of the proximity information, more directed to the residents / residents.
"The structures, aesthetically more attractive, also allow to revitalize the image of rural settlements, reducing the visual" pollution "that sometimes is found in some population centers", emphasizes the autarchy
The panels are produced from recycled mixed plastics, corrosion and water resistant material and insensitive to chemical agents.
Thanks to their durability and low maintenance costs, coupled with innovative design, these products often replace traditional wood, while allowing the preservation of this natural resource, maximizing sustainability and minimizing environmental impacts.
This first phase represents an investment of € 49,000 (plus VAT), approved under PDR2020 (Rural Development Program 2014-2020), co-financed at 50% by the EAFRD, following the approval of the application 'PP + P – Patrimony and products + next ».
The second phase, which consists of the acquisition of another 20 mupis for some locations and points considered strategic, from a tourist perspective, will be started soon.
The third and last phase consists of the installation of eight digital facies in the towns of Castro Marim and Altura and already has approved funding under the Interreg Program Spain-Portugal 2014-2020, supported by the European Union, co-financed at 75% by the ERDF, project FOURTOURS II.