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Recommendations to separate and avoid the accumulation of garbage

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El Nuevo Dia

The Solid Waste Authority issued a series of recommendations to avoid the garbage accumulation that arises after the impact of a hurricane like Maria, where garbage collection is paralyzed for days or weeks.  

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Environmental Overdraft in the Island

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

A recent study from the Global Footprint Network concluded that if global consumption continues at the current rate, we would need 1.6 planets Earth to satisfy the demands of humanity. Specifically, Puerto Rico would need a territorial extension 26 times its size in order to harvest the food needed to support its population and to be assimilate the contaminants generated by the 3.5 million inhabitants. 

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