Latest News for: Montevideo waste


Pollutant concentration increases in the franciscana dolphin

Phys Dot Org 14 Jun 2021
In the internal area of the estuary—the most polluted one—there is a lot of freshwater from river branches and the waste from nearby cities (Buenos Aires, Montevideo, la Plata, etc.) ... The trace elements coming from the waste of the industries of leather, petroleum refineries and ...

Chariots of steel: Barcelona's hidden army of scrap recyclers

The Observer 23 Mar 2021
The waste belongs to the city, so collecting it is technically theft ... “These people provide this recycling service and they invest their whole life in it because it’s the only way they can survive,” says Lucía Fernández, who helped to establish the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, speaking from her office in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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