jornalcomercioPorto Alegre will host the 7th International Forum on Solid Waste (FIRS), from 15 to 17 June. The event will take place at the headquarters of the Public Ministry of Rio Grande do Sul. Experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will exchange experiences on the theme of solid waste.

 

Noticia 01 2016On 25 November, at the Ministry of Environment in Brasilia, with the presence of Environment Minister, Izabella Teixeira, was signed the Sectorial Agreement for Implementation of Reverse Logistics System in General Packaging.


02 imagemThe General Superintendency of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (SG/CADE) approved the creation of an authority for managing the reverse logistics of electrical and electronic products. The official communication was already published this month in the official gazette of the government. The existence of this manager was a claim of ABINEE, the Brazilian Association of Electrical and Electronics Industry.

 

IMG 0465Solid wastes are sources of greenhouse gases (GHGs), not only by its relation to production and consumption, but also because of methane (CH4) when disposed in dump or even in landfills.

 
UsedOilProper management of waste oil is a matter of growing concern, particularly in industrial and urban areas. It's production is closely linked to the increasing number of cars and industries worldwide.