Asproma Recycling Project

Asproma is a Recycling Project set in the semi-desert area of north-east Brazil. It was set up by Sr. Franca of the Little Sisters of the Assumption for people who were rag-picking on the dumps to restrict an outbreak of dengue fever which had just hit the town. It evolved into a large non-profit recycling project, with two premises, which now employs over 24 people. In 2008 they collected 486,744 tonnes of recyclable material. (more…)

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