Uruguay issues agchem container collection decree
Uruguay has passed a decree requiring organised collection and disposal of empty agricultural pesticide containers. President Jose Mujica issued Decree 152/013 last month. The national directorate for the environment is to bring together a varied and inter-institutional group under the environmental protection technical assessment committee to propose collection, disposal and recycling systems. Proposed solutions are expected to take into account, among other issues, the voluntary system, Campo Limpio, that has been run by the suppliers’ chain side chain for several years.