“Convert Plastic Waste Challenges to Opportunities”  - DG Coletha Ruhamya

Kigali, 25 June, 2019- The Director General  of Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), Eng. Coletha U. Ruhamya attended the World without Waste Workshop organized by Coca Cola in Kigali,  where she talked about  converting the plastic waste challenges to opportunities.

Taking to the audience, the Director General , Coletha U. Ruhamya urged participants  to step to circle economy for sustainable development

"Think of moving towards circular economy practices, is the only way we will sustain our investment for now and future generation. Let's work together to protect our planet we all depend on"

She added:

" As much as you invest in beverages and foods you must also invest or support investment in plastic waste management"

The Coca-Cola Company announced the ambitious goal in January 2018, to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can it sells globally by 2030.

 

About World without Waste 

The global strategy, called World Without Waste focuses on the design and production of bottles and cans and their recycling and repurposing stage, all pointing at reducing the amount of waste going into landfill and environment.

The ambitious goal is being reached through a collaboration between the company and its bottling partners for a litter-free world

 

 

 

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