Marcação: Economia Circular

Pioneering report addresses challenges in Brazil’s textile industry and proposes paths to circular fashion transformation

BVRio, in collaboration with the Circular Plastics in The Americas Programme (CPAP), has released a report titled ‘Sustainable Textile and Clothing Industry: Main Challenges of Circularity in Brazil,’ aiming to transform Brazil’s textile sector by presenting a comprehensive overview. Brazil, known as one of the world’s leading producers and consumers of textile products, faces a […]

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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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Trash Tech – how a mobile app for recycling, that doesn’t even require the user to have a phone, is helping waste pickers grow their income and their business

Over the last 18 months in Brazil, Vietnam and Mozambique, informal waste pickers have been using smartphone technology to coordinate the sale of recyclable waste, resulting in increased income for themselves and improved recycling rates in the cities where they operate. There are an estimated 20+ million informal waste pickers in the world, living mostly […]

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BVRio joins knowledge exchange mission to foster plastic circularity in Brazil

Last week, BVRio participated in a crucial international mission in Europe, at the invitation of the Circular Plastics in The Americas Program (CPAP) – Brazil & Colombia. BVRio joined the high-profile Brazilian delegation that included experts from the public and private sectors. The primary focus of the mission was to engage in discussions about opportunities […]

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Exploring the future of textile circularity in Brazil

FREE WEBINAR Date: 26 October 2023 Time: 3pm CET Location: Online BVRio is thrilled to invite Brazilian companies and organisations in the textile sector to this webinar organised by the International Cleantech Network, with the support of BVRio as part of the project Circular Plastics in The Americas Program (CPAP) – Brazil & Colombia. This is […]

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BVRio conducts analysis of Decree on reverse logistics credits

BVRio, as a pioneer in creating the reverse logistics credits system with over a decade of practical experience, has conducted a thorough analysis of Federal Decree 11.413/2023. The new regulation, which came into effect in February this year, represents a significant advancement in sustainable solid waste management in Brazil, with a notable focus on the […]

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200T of waste removed from Guanabara Bay

Our circular economy team has celebrated the milestone of 200 tons of waste collected with the fishers involved in the ‘Fishing for litter in Guanabara Bay’ project and honoured them for International Fisherman’s Day, celebrated on 29 June. The day of recognition highlights this traditional craft’s role in combating ocean pollution, with each piece of […]

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Helping shape Angola’s EPR thinking

Last month while working on the roll-out of the KOLEKT waste management app in Angola, an AfricaRise programme funded by the EU, Circular Action Director, Thierry Sanders, was invited by the National Waste Agency of Angola to assist with the country’s thinking regarding introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation.  Calling on over a decade of […]

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