Ana Pires

PhD in Environmental Engineering from the School of Science and Technology of the New University of Lisbon (NOVA SST) and with a postgraduate degree in Integrated Waste Management and Recovery – Eco-materials Field, she is a Researcher at Centimfe – Centro Tecnológico da Indústria de Moldes, Ferramentas Especiais e Plásticos, and Invited Lecturer at NOVA SST. Author of several articles and communications, with a book awarded by the International Solid Waste Association. She develops sustainability metrics for more than 15 years using life cycle assessment and circular economy products. The goal of her research is to enhance recycling and reuse as a way of reaching zero waste paradigm.