Tag: Circular Action Hub

Reducing plastic pollution the 3R Initiative way

Reducing plastic pollution the 3R Initiative way

Just over three years after its launch, the 3R Initiative which was founded by BVRio, Verra, Nestlé, Danone, Tetra Pak and others, has transformed from an idea to help solve the problem of plastic pollution into a fully functioning market-based approach.

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BVRio featured in IUCN nature-based solutions Blue Print series

BVRio featured in IUCN nature-based solutions Blue Print series

BVRio’s ‘Guanabara Bay clean-up’ project has featured in the new International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Blue Prints Series launched today. The series outlines business models and illustrates the investment structure of a number of Nature-based Solution (NbS) projects.

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Co-operative is a space to promote sorority

Co-operative is a space to promote sorority

Iara Meiri de Melo Moura Silva, 40, a mother of two, began working in the recycling market over 20 years ago with her mother, who came to Rio de Janeiro from the North East aged 17 years old. Iara is one of the female leaders in waste picker cooperatives in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in the Beija Flor Cooperative. Behind her love for her profession, Iara talks about the welcoming and learning space that exists in the cooperatives.

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