Brazil recycled 9,481 tons pesticide containers by March
Apr. 25, 2012
The Brazilian pesticide container disposal organization, the inpEV, reports that the collection volume of empty containers rose by 17% compared with the same period last year to 9,481 tons in the first three months of 2012. Mato Grosso, Sao Paulo and Parana recorded higher recycling volumes.
According to the inpEV, various activities are designed to educate the farmers about the importance of washing pesticide containers after use and returning them to the location indicated on the invoice. The latest campaign the 'Pride of the Nation', which supported by The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), will be broadcast on national television until May.
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