Brazil | Population can contribute to legislation on plastic recycling | Public consultation period: 4 November 2022
The Ministry of the Environment opened a public consultation to receive contributions to increase the recycling of material and avoid inappropriate disposal in the streets, rivers and seas. Brazilian society can contribute by proposing a decree to institute the reverse logistics system for plastic packaging.
Through reverse logistics, plastic packaging will return to the production cycle, generating green jobs, preserving natural resources and reducing environmental pollution. Another benefit lies in stimulating the productive insertion and remuneration of cooperatives of recyclable material collectors in the provision of services for the collection, sorting and transport of plastic packaging. In addition, recycling contributions to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the consumption of water and energy in the industry.
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