Recycling policies and programmes for PET drink bottles in Mexico

@article{Schwanse2011RecyclingPA,
  title={Recycling policies and programmes for PET drink bottles in Mexico},
  author={Elvira Schwanse},
  journal={Waste Management & Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={973 - 981}
}
  • Elvira Schwanse
  • Published in
    Waste management & research…
    2011
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Transition and emerging economies confront a steadily increasing generation of municipal solid waste in the form of disposable packaging. The following article reports the situation of soft drink bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in Mexico. Since 2002 schemes following the European Green Dot principle have been partly implemented to place responsibility on the producer, mainly soft drink bottlers. Private stakeholders are responsible for national recovery activities. Meanwhile… CONTINUE READING

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