COP19: Jorge Zegarra Reátegui, Petramás – sustainable waste management

COP19 (14/11/13) – Jorge Zegarra Reátegui, CEO, Petramás, says his waste management company has helped to not only cut CO2 in Lima, Peru, but also provide hundreds of jobs for local people.

Petramás has cut one million tons of CO2 and generates electricity from its waste. Costs per ton have more than halved.

Reátegui believes his company have created a successful waste management model which could be exported to other developing countries.