Collection Centers for
In most of the countries of Latin America* and the Caribbean, there is no specific legislation, or it exists but has not yet been regulated, on recovery schemes for refillable and/or oneway beverage containers.
TOMRA´s RVMs are an effective and efficient technology mean to develop collections systems for UBCs that can be recycled (now-a-days they mainly go to landfills) or to be re-used (refillable containers).
They are also an excellent marketing vehicle, that are able to “associate” “brands” to CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policies of the main players of the beverage industry and companies in general.
*Uruguay will be the first country in LATAM and the Caribbean to implement a SDDR System.