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Creating Wealth from Waste in

Latin America
June 2014

Regional Waste to Wealth (W2W) program


Our goal is to lead solid waste
solutions that:
1) take care of the environment,
2) improve the quality of life and
work of recyclers (waste
pickers),
3) facilitate the development of a
local recycling market,
4) are sustainable in time and
involve our business, people
and products.

REGIONAL PARTNER:

Our goal is to close the recycling loop!

1. Support waste
pickers & their
associations

4. Create awareness
in our consumers
(through youth)

2. Help develop a
local market for
PET (transformed
locally)

3. Buy bottles with


recycled PET
when financially
viable

Waste to Wealth results by TrueImpact


Our goal in 2014 is to: maintain programs and ensure
sustainability: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Dominican
Republic, Guatemala and Jamaica.
Social / Environmental Benefit KPIs (2012):
Social impacts 165,000 people trained
2,700 new jobs created by recycling
Increased individual income of USD$ 2,150
Increased revenue of recycling organizations USD
$48,000
Environmental impacts 2.2 MM kwh of electricity saved
6,200 barrels of oil saved
6,500,000 BTU energy saved
12,000 landfill cubic yards of landfill space saved
3,000,000 gallons of water saved
2,170 metric tons CO2 conserved