In approving project extending deployment of the Brazilian solid waste Policy (PNRS), Brazilian Parliament gives more time to the municipalities to close their landfills and create their solid waste management plans. The municipalities had four years to adapt to legal obligations and according to the Ministry of cities, the federal Government has made available $ […]

With the questions you know the Brazilian solid waste Policy (PNRS)? the Blog of the trash closes another poll, carried out with the participation of its readers and Internet users. The result – 59% said yes and 41% said no – demonstrates that there are still many people unaware of the inherent obligations to citizens […]

Tatianna Mello Pereira da Silva, 27 years, specialist in environmental law and public policy, joined the roster of scientists considered most promising in the world by winning the sixth edition of Green Talents Award, with research focused on the reasons that prevent the advancement of national solid waste policy in Brazil. The award, one of […]

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 […]