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  • Brazilian Resistance to Beer in PET Bottles

    Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

    Brazilian brewers wanting to market their beers in PET bottles are not having a good year.  First a court ruling that such bottles pose a significant risk to the environment, and therefore require environmental impact studies and licensing.  Then a state ban on pigmented PET, and now a looming state ban on PET bottles for […]

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    Creating Employment in Protected Areas of Peru / Creando empleo en las áreas naturales protegidas del Perú

    Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB fund approves US$1 million for production chains in protected natural areas in Perú
    Grant will benefit approximately 1,000 small-scale producers
    The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the approval of a US$1 million grant to implement a replicable sustainable production-chain model for low-income groups with […]

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