A website through which it is possible to monitor the implementation of the Brazilian solid waste Policy (PNRS). It is a virtual tool, that will help people to monitor the process and to assume their responsibility in the waste management system. The address is http://www.observatoriopnrs.org. Among the objectives of the Centre are: Monitor the process […]

Filmed over the course of nearly two years, accompanies the Extraordinary Trash artist Vik Muniz to one of the largest landfills in the world: the Jardim Gramacho, on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There, he photographed a group of collectors of recyclable materials. The initial goal of Muniz was "paint" these collectors with the […]

August began and on Brazilian soil is prohibited the existence of dumps. The axiom is true, but doesn't match the reality, because about 60% of the municipalities ignore legal mandatory retirement solemnly the dumps and storing the solid waste in landfills. A legislation passed four years ago. Or a fine ranging from $ 5,000 to […]