Archive - Month: November 2022

Campanha de solidariedade aos catadores e catadoras do Brasil

Cologne & Waste Pickers: The evolution of waste collection

Circular Action Director, Thierry Sanders, reflects on this year’s Plastic Waste Free World Conference & Expo and on the evolution of waste collection. The hall of the Plastic Free World trade fair at the Kolner Messe is bustling with international visitors passing by stands of paper packaging as alternatives to plastic. Also on display are […]


BVRio helps waste picker cooperative receive R$ 3.9 million in investment

BVRio assisted a social project approved in a recent public selection to add value to the solid waste disposal generated by Petrobras facilities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cooperative Coopama signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with BVRio to receive support from our circular economy team in presenting their proposals and, from next year, […]


BVRio joins the Brazil Climate Action Hub at COP27

BVRio is going to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) and will participate in the Brazil Climate Action Hub and other side events over the next two weeks in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. On 12 November, the Adaptation & Agriculture Day at COP27, the Brazil Climate Action Hub will focus on discussing issues related to […]


2023 Earthshot Prize nominations open soon as 2022 finalists are announced

The 2022 Earthshot Prize finalists were announced today. The Earthshots are split into five different categories; Protect and Restore Nature, Build a Waste Free World, Revive our Oceans, Clean our Air and Fix our Climate. BVRio has again confirmed its status as an Official Nominator and is in the privileged position to be able to […]