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What is Triciclos?

In 2009, Manuel Díaz joined the team and they founded TriCiclos in Chile, which is also a tribute to a very special friend they had lost, Nicolás Boetsch. As a way to help the planet to prosper appropriately, TriCiclos understood it was necessary to improve the new relationship of people with their habits of consumption and disposal.

When did Triciclos become Sistema B?

In 2011, TriCiclos became the first B Corporation outside North America, with Gonzalo Muñoz as Sistema B co-founder. In 2014, he arrived in Brazil with investment from Fundo Mov.

How did Triciclos change the recycling map of Chile?

To do so, they created Recycling Stations, sorting stations for recyclable materials throughout Chile, changing the recycling map of the country. In 2011, TriCiclos became the first B Corporation outside North America, with Gonzalo Muñoz as Sistema B co-founder. In 2014, he arrived in Brazil with investment from Fundo Mov.

What is a modern upright tricycle called?

Modern upright tricycle. A tricycle, often abbreviated to trike, is a human-powered (or gravity-powered) three-wheeled vehicle. Some tricycles, such as cycle rickshaws (for passenger transport) and freight trikes, are used for commercial purposes, especially in the developing world, particularly Africa and Asia.

What are tricycles used for in the west?

In the West, adult-sized tricycles are used primarily for recreation, shopping, and exercise. Tricycles are favoured by children and senior adults for their apparent stability versus a bicycle; however a conventional trike has poor dynamic lateral stability, and the rider must take care when cornering to avoid tipping the trike over.

What is the abbreviation for tricycle?

A tricycle, often abbreviated to trike, is a human-powered (or gasoline or electric motor powered or assisted, or gravity powered) three-wheeled vehicle . Some tricycles, such as cycle rickshaws (for passenger transport) and freight trikes, are used for commercial purposes, especially in the developing world, particularly Africa and Asia.

How does Chile’s new law support recycling in the country?

On May 17, Chile’s President Bachelet signed a new framework law that supports recycling in the country. Consequently, a whole new market will be developed. The South American Country is on its way to build up a sustainable waste management, including waste separation, treatment and processing.

What is Triciclos doing to help the environment?

As a way to help the planet to prosper appropriately, TriCiclos understood it was necessary to improve the new relationship of people with their habits of consumption and disposal. To do so, they created Recycling Stations, sorting stations for recyclable materials throughout Chile, changing the recycling map of the country.

How is waste sorting done in Chile?

All sorting is done manually by waste management companies and by waste pickers (in Chile called “recicladores de base”). As the new framework law promotes the commonly known waste hierarchy – including recycling and reuse – building up large scale sorting capacities will be inevitable.

Is Chile’s waste management sector improving?

A World Bank report also states, that due to its ambitious structural reforms, Chile has and will maintain “its status as a Latin American reference of progress whose creative public policies have become international models of good governance. ” So, just like its macroeconomic situation its waste management sector advances.

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