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4th National Environmental Conference – Part 2 – Revitalizing solid waste

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 27/06/2013

We have come to a historic moment which can be considered quite unique. For Brazil to take a great leap towards sustainable waste management, all the necessary devices are at hand. This poignant topic is the central theme of the 4th NEC, National Environmental Conference. The topical strands are: Sustainable Consumption and Production; Environmental Impacts; Generating Employment, Work and Income, Environmental Education. ...

The 4th National Environmental Conference

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 10/06/2013

Within Brazil’s three spheres of federal and state government, there are several institutionalized legal instruments such as the Ecological ICMS and city administrations themselves, all of which are important means for sustainable waste management. The most emblematic was the National Policy on Solid Waste – Brazilian Law 12.305/2010 which is definitive regarding the mandatory eradication of garbage heaps being deposited i...

Evolutional factors of per capita solid waste generation in Brazil

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 15/03/2013

Will there ever be a development model that reconciles the increase in household consumption and simultaneously with the reduction of per capita generation of solid waste? The recent National Policy on Solid Waste – Law 12.305/2010 – prioritizes non generation, followed by reduction, reuse, recycling, solid waste treatment and the disposal of environmentally sound waste. Reverse logistics and shared responsibility, as esta...

The evolution of per capita solid waste generation in developed and emerging countries

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 20/02/2013

The OECD, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, consists of thirty-four member countries and was created from The Marshall Plan, the U.S. initiative in 1948 to rebuild Europe and Japan after the Second World War. Among them are the richest countries in the world. The per capita generation of solid waste in these countries and emerging South Africa, China and Russia will be examined here, as shown in Figure 3....

(Português) Tendências da geração per capita de resíduos sólidos no Brasil

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 30/01/2013

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Reverse Logistics with Education

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 13/07/2012

  The name is not very palatable. Most people twist their tongues or switch the syllables around the first time they say “reverse logistics.” Through this instrument, Brazil enters the modernity of waste management. It is an instrument of economic and social development characterized by a set of actions, procedures and means to enable the collection and restitution of solid wastes to the business sector for re...

Recycling in Brazil: imagine your son in this situation

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 08/05/2012

Horrendous, filthy, rank bathroom stalls. Shower booths transformed into dumps for refrigerator carcasses and broken toilets. Doors? How? Cabinets? You must be joking. What is this? This image is not fictional. If only if it were. It can be found near you, in the vast majority of waste recovery facilities operated by thousands of waste pickers. Just take a walk through the streets and alleys of any city. Look around the junk y...

(Português) Catadores: Não à Tração Humana!

Publicado por Heliana Kátia Tavares Campos
Data da publicação: 13/10/2011

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