Nicaragua: Recycling Contributes $ 40 Million

The recycling industry is on its way to become an important component of the economy.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The sector plans to export $ 40 million this year, nearly double the $ 24 million from 2009.

"For Carlos Marín, president of the Recycling Association of Nicaragua (ASORENIC), recycling provides jobs to about 100 thousand Nicaraguans nationwide. This includes people who earn between 50 and 100 Cordobas ($ 2.30 and $ 4.6) from residential waste collected daily, and established companies, as Renisa, which exports millions of dollars in recycled material," writes

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