Tag: Recycling

Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak, PRO Vietnam and BVRio Carton recycling initiative begins in Vietnam

Often deemed hard to recycle, beverage cartons are the focus of a new initiative run by Circular Action, a BVRio group company, in partnership with Tetra Pak and Packaging Recycling Organisation Vietnam (PRO Vietnam), which will not only provide a recycling solution, but which will also deliver additional income to potentially hundreds of informal waste pickers.

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Reverse Logistics Credits – A social and environmental innovation to address urban waste and recycling

Project date/s: October 2012 to October 2013 Funder/s: Oak Foundation, ClimateWorks Foundation, UKFCDO Collaborator/s: National Association of Catadores Initiative type: Tool   The problem In 2010, Brazilian legislation introduced a form of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) requiring producers or importers in selected sectors to ensure the products they sold were collected and disposed of in […]

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Alerj approves recycling incentive program

Alerj approves recycling incentive program

The Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Alerj) has approved the state bill 1.424/16, by Congressman Carlos Minc (PSB), to create the State Payment Program by Environmental Recycling Services (PSAR).

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