Ecovidrio and ACR+ member EMULSA have installed two pink containers in Gijón in order to encourage recycling of glass and promote breast cancer prevention. A mini pink glass container can also be purchased through the website Miniglú.es, with the profits going to the Sandra Ibarra Foundation to contribute to cancer prevention and research.

According to the latest data for 2019, the inhabitants of Gijón recycled a total of 5,488 tonnes of glass containers, which means that each inhabitant recycled an average of 20.2 kg. Regarding the containerization rate, Gijón has an average of 183 inhabitants per container, with a total of 1,489 glass container waste installed.

Source: (in Spanish)

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