Sardimar: $7 Million in Treatment Plant
The Costa Rican fish and seafood cannery built a plant to purify the water it uses in its production process.
Monday, March 23, 2009
Sardimar, which consumes 1600 cubic meters of water, made the decision to invest in green technology in response to the characteristics of many American and European customers who, when buying products, take into account whether they are made with environmentally friendly processes.
A $20 million non-sovereign guaranteed loan from the IDB will support Banco General, in growing a portfolio of green projects.
With the name ‘Requirements for Sustainable Buildings in the Tropics in Costa Rica’ a guide the construction of environmentally friendly buildings has been presented.
The company is betting on increased sales to Europe and the US with a $1 million investment.
The department of Chimaltenango will invest 10% of its 2010 budget in building 5 water treatment plants.
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