Brazil Produces More Trash But Doesn’t Make Progress With Recycling

Brazilians are producing more waste and more towns are sending their trash to garbage dumps, but recycling has not made headway in the country. These are the finding of a new report called “Outlook of Solid Waste Management in Brazil”.

In the course of one year, recycling barely moved the needle. In 2016, 1,692 towns in the country didn’t have any kind of recycling initiative. In 2017, the number fell to 1,647. But in some parts, like the Central-West Region, for example, most towns — 55.2% of them – don’t do any kind of recycling.
 
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