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Recycling in Costa Rica: Combating Renewable Waste Issues

Costa Rica, often considered one of the eco-friendliest countries in the world, has one nagging thorn in their side that they aim to address...

It’s official: Costa Rica sets world record for recycling

Guinness World Records now lists Costa Rica as the record-holder for "most plastic bottles recycled in eight hours."

PHOTO: Turning waste into virtual currency

Costa Rica discards 564 tons of plastic per day of which only 14 are recycled, according to the Ministry of Health's Office of Environmental Health in charge of waste management in the country.

Alajuela exhibit showcases local recycling legend

The story of Francisco Cambronero Jiménez, better known as "don Paco," caught the eye of one of the regulars at this Alajuela recycling center: photographer Erika López.
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