Recycling Carnival

By Marcela Canavarro, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The idea that Carnival is a democratic event where everybody can celebrate also resonates within the business arena. This is especially true within the aluminum recycling chain that generated R$1.6 billion (US$ 857 millions) in Brazil in 2008, according to a report released by ABAL (Brazilian Association of Aluminum) and Abralatas (Brazilian Association of Manufacturers of Recycled Cans).

The starting point is the poor workers who collect garbage . . .

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