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    Coffee Enters the Set of Costa Rica’s National Symbols

    Unanimously, 42 deputies of the Assembly of Costa Rica approved in the 2nd debate, last Monday, a bill that declares it as...

    Recycling in Costa Rica Increased 469% in Only 2 Years

    In 2017, according to the Ministry of Health, our country recycled 100,200 tons of waste. That figure is 469% higher than recycled waste in 2015

    Recycling Plastics in Costa Rica: A Challenge to Be Met

    Costa Rica discards 564 tons of plastic daily, which, instead of being used for recycling, are accumulated in landfills or left in the environment....

    Mussels: Water Pollution Vacuum Cleaners

    "They are super filters of the marine environment, with up to 25 liters of water filtered per day", explains marine biologist Leïla Meistertzheim. "And...

    How to Manage Garbage Properly

    Did you know that a considerable part of what you dump can be recycled? Many items that can have a secondary use often end...

    Costa Rica Gets Guinness World Records for Plastics Collection

    In the framework of an effort promoted by the ecolones® program, Costa Rica managed to establish a new title of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for...

    “Free of Plastic” Initiative in Costa Rica Reinforces the Recycling Culture

    "Libre de Plástico" (Free of plastic), is an initiative that began to have more momentum through the incredible EcoFeria Camino Real project in Dominical,...

    Costa Rica Recycles! An Example for All the Planet

    Costa Rica is a shining example worldwide of what has to be done to achieve a more ecological, more conscious, more loving future for...

    Costa Rica Continues to Be An Example in Ecological Sustainability

    Costa Rica is the Central American country that has an unequaled biodiversity with approximately half a million different species among plants, animals, and landscapes. What...

    Fifco Aspires to Be the First “Positive Water” Company in Costa Rica

    Florida Ice and Farm Company (Fifco), through its Florida Bebidas division, became the 1st company to be "Neutral Water" in Central America in 2012,...

    Costa Rica Recycles Only 6.6% of Its Daily Residues

    Every day, Costa Ricans generate 4,000 tons of ordinary waste. Of this amount, 1,000 tons are deposited in rivers, vacant lots, and public roads....

    Fairphone 2: Communication with Ecofriendly Technology

    In January 2013, a group of Dutch developers set out to create the 1st "totally fair" smartphone, meaning that all its manufacturing and sales...

    France becomes the first country to ban plastic cups and cutlery

    In 2020, France will enforce a ban on plastic cups and cutlery. Exceptions will be allowed for those items created from compostable and bio-sourced...
    Costa Rica Festival for Human Potential Set to Make a Difference in Surrounding Community | TCRN

    Costa Rica Festival Set to Make a Difference in Surrounding Community

    Envision Festival out of Uvita is an annual event that strives to leave the site better each year. The Costa Rican gathering has been featured...

    New Bill May Tax Plastics

    666 million; that's the number of plastic bottles sold annually in Costa Rica. Some end up in dumps, some are burned and emit contaminants...

    Costa Rica has a Dirty Little Secret

    Costa Rica has a garbage problem, and it’s more complex than you think. Despite national-level efforts to make Costa Rica a greener country, it seems...

    Average Costa Rica Family Uses 3,500 Plastic Bottles per Year

    Take a drive along Route 27, and at Santa Ana, you’ll notice a big fence made from of bottles trapped in a net with...

    How Bad are Plastic Water Bottles for Your Health, Really?

    In 2008, Americans drank nearly 9 billion gallons of bottled water, which is second only to soft drinks as the largest beverage type in...
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