On November 17, the Mexican Senate unanimously approved the general terms for the new Circular Economy Law (Ley General de Economía Circular – LGEC ). The new legislation promotes improved waste management rules and advocates for recycling techniques and protection arrangements for collectors.
Summarily, the main points of the new regulation are:
In addition, the importance and contribution from informal collectors are duly recognized and a program to promote human rights for the category is being planned.
The Circular Economy bill is currently under the Chamber of Deputies' consideration.
Last Update: 2021-11-30