Marcação: Ocean Plastic

Strategies to reduce plastics in commercial establishments on Copacabana beach

As part of the Circular Beach Project – an initiative of the Circular Plastics in The Americas Programme (CPAP) –, BVRio has produced a report that outlines strategies for reducing the use of plastics in the different types of commercial establishments participating in the project on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The report […]

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BVRio firma parceria com a EnClim para expandir o projeto “Pescando Resíduos”

A BVRio firmou uma parceria com a EnClim, empresa de pesquisa e consultoria focada em estratégias inteligentes para um futuro de emissões zero, para nos ajudar a expandir o escopo do projeto “Pescando Resíduos” no Brasil.  O projeto aborda o problema dos resíduos sólidos no ambiente marinho, oferecendo às colônias de pescadores locais um fluxo […]

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KOLEKT waste management app hits 10 thousand transactions

The KOLEKT waste management app, developed by Circular Action, a BVRio group company,  has reached 10 thousand transactions. In the 18 months since the app was launched, it has gained over 1000 users in 48 countries. They are actors throughout the recycling supply chain, including informal waste pickers, who assisted in its design and have […]

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Fishing for litter as a blueprint for tackling ocean pollution

In recent weeks, global conversations have focused on issues related to the protection of the environment under the theme of tackling plastic pollution, providing an opportunity to call on governments, cities and businesses to invest in and implement solutions to end the problem.  Today, that conversation turns to efforts that promote the preservation of marine […]

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Circular Beach Project starts training activities on plastic waste

Throughout May, BVRio’s circular economy specialist, Maria Accioly, has been leading capacity-building workshops for the workers of the establishments participating in the ‘Circular Beach’ project, developed in partnership between the EU programme Circular Plastics in the Americas (CPAP), BVRio, Riotur and Orla Rio. The project’s main objective is to promote sustainable tourism in Rio’s seaside […]

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Projeto Praia Circular inicia atividades de capacitação sobre resíduos plásticos

Desde o início de maio, a especialista em economia circular da BVRio, Maria Accioly, liderou oficinas de capacitação para os funcionários dos estabelecimentos participantes do projeto Praia Circular, desenvolvido no âmbito do programa da União Europeia Plásticos Circulares nas Américas (CPAP) em parceria entre a BVRio, Riotur e Orla Rio, cujo objetivo é desenvolver o […]

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BVRio joins Copacabana ‘Circular Beach’ Project

BVRio will play a pivotal role in benchmarking plastic use and waste on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro until December this year, as part of the ‘Circular Beach’ project run by The Circular Plastics in the Americas Program (CPAP). The 9 month long, multi-partner project aims to reduce plastic waste dumped on beaches, in […]

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Fishers remove over 100 tonnes in Guanabara Bay exceeding initial estimates

Exceeding expectations, the fishers of Ilha do Governador, Rio de Janeiro, have reached the initial target of collecting 100 tonnes of waste from Guanabara Bay in December 2022, in the project run in partnership with Ogyre, an Italian social enterprise focused on recovering waste from the ocean. The second and current phase of the project […]

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