Waste bans boost recycling in Puerto Rico

Hernández, Gina M.
September 2008
Caribbean Business;9/25/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 38, p43
The article reports on the outcomes of waste bans policy implementation in Puerto Rico. The waste bans policy, imposed by the Puerto Rico Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA), is proven to be an affective policy to recycle tons of garbage and keep it from being dumped in landfills. The policy has led Puerto Rico to increase the recycling rate and reduce the waste materials.


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