Reports on Brazil

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Subject Reports in Brazil:

brazil   Batteries in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Design for Environment in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Energy Efficiency in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Hazardous Waste in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Packaging and Labeling in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Product Take-back in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Transboundary Waste Shipments in Brazil
  Latin America

Restricted Substances in Brazil:

brazil   Restricted Substances Overview in Brazil
  Latin America

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Brazil Reg Alerts

September 7, 2017
Brazilian Bill Would Set Mandatory Recycled Content Levels f...
August 7, 2017
Bill to Require Manufacturers to Use Biodegradable Plastics ...
July 26, 2017
Brazilian Bill Would Require Discounts on New Electronics in...
June 27, 2017
National Policy for Disassembly and Refurbishment of EEE Pro...
June 7, 2017
Brazilian Bill Would Require Large Municipalities to Set Up ...
May 22, 2017
Brazilian Dangerous Goods Transport Regulations Revised
March 30, 2017
Hazardous Waste Tracking Bill Proposed in Brazil
January 25, 2017
Mandatory Collection Points for Cellular Devices Proposed in...
October 14, 2016
Brazilian Cadmium Restrictions Bill Progresses, Becomes More...

Brazil Questions


Wouls like to know more about Brazil...

Answered Oct 30, 2013
With respect to Brazil's National Solid Waste Policy L...
Answered May 06, 2013
Is there any approved collective take-back scheme in B...
Answered Apr 09, 2013

Brazil Summary

Brazil is the tenth largest economy in the world and the largest country in Latin America with respect to land, population and markets. It has a territory that encompasses nearly half of South America and a population of over 170 million that is roughly half of South America. In most product sectors it constitutes nearly half of the Latin American market, and in a few electronics sub-sectors it claims to be one of the world's largest individual country markets.

Brazil is an active member of the MERCOSUR (the Common Market of the South) on a number of issues, including harmonization of environmental, health and safety policies. Until now, much of the MECOSUR's environmental work has been directed towards transportation of goods (including dangerous goods) and the safety of certain consumer products, such as cosmetics. MERCOSUR has expanded its harmonization efforts to encompass a wide variety of environment-related matters, including urban (ordinary household) wastes, industrial wastes, hazardous wastes and dangerous substances and products. In this regard, Brazil's take-back initiatives and other environmental standards may well influence the development of MERCOSUR instruments going forward.




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