Rio Stands out in Urban Sustainability Index 2019

Rio ranked fourth among municipalities with over 250,000 inhabitants, behind only Santos, Niterói and Blumenau. As these are small municipalities, one can say that Rio ranks first among large Brazilian capital cities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Urban Sustainability Index (ISLU) 2019, which measures municipalities' commitment to the National Solid Waste Policy (PNRS), once again placed Rio de Janeiro in the spotlight.

The city ranked fourth among municipalities with over 250,000 inhabitants, behind only Santos, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?