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  • Puerto Rico Proposes Amending Its Waste Reduction/Recycling Regulation

    Monday, November 17th, 2008

    Puerto Rico’s Solid Waste Authority (Autoridad de Desperdicios Sólidos – ADS) has published for 30-day public comment its proposals to amend its Regulation for the Reduction, Re-use and Recycling of Solid Wastes in Puerto Rico.  The Regulation implemented a 1992 law, Law 70, which among other things required all business entities to practice recycling and to […]

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    A Solid Waste Plan for Costa Rica

    Friday, July 18th, 2008

    Recently Costa Rica was presented its long-awaited Solid Waste Plan (PRESOL) by the entities belonging to the Inter-Institutional Platform of the Competitiveness and Environment Program (CYMA): the Health Ministry (MinSalud), the Planning Ministry (Mideplan), the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE), the Institute for Municipal Development and Advice (Instituto de Fomento y Asesoria Municipal – […]

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    São Paulo Requires Use of Recycled Construction Materials / Uso de entulho reciclado torna-se obrigatório em São Paulo

    Saturday, December 30th, 2006

    Synopsis in English: The new Mayor of the Municipality of São Paulo (MSP) has signed a decree making it mandatory for contractors providing paving services in the mega-city of over 11 million (and 588 sq. mi. of area) to utilize recycled materials — i.e., recovered construction and demolition (C&D) wastes. MSP generates about 17,000 […]

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