Polyeco Group Pops Waste Management Project In Belize, Central America

Polyeco Group has been awarded a contract for the management of POPs chemicals in Belize, a country on the eastern coast of Central America, through an international tendering procedure. The project is funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and executed by the Government of Belize, Department of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change.

It is the first POPs waste management project in Belize and includes handling, packaging, packing, labeling, transboundary transportation, shipping, permitting and destruction of POPs chemicals including DDT, PCB oil, other Obsolete Pesticides and gaseous ODS/GWP refrigerant waste which are spread countrywide into 16 different sites.

Final disposal will be conducted in licensed hazardous waste facilities in the EU, in compliance with the Basel Convention and EU Regulations.

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