Quality Infrastructure for the Circular Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication presents the characteristics, components and fields of action of the quality infrastructure and also the implementing organizations at regional and local level.

It identifies the needs in the transition to a circular economy and how quality infrastructure can respond to them, e.g. through reliable measurements, traceability of processes, comparability of information, among other aspects.

This report include three case studie:

1) the case of WEEE (Ecuador),  2) the case of biodegradable cleaning supplies (Costa Rica) and  3) the case of validation process of polymer products (single-use plastic bags) (Mexico).

The study has been financed by the “Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt” (PTB) in the framework of the Quality Infrastructure for the Circular Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean (2020-2023) project (QICA) , which has three Working Groups: Plastics, Construction and Agrifood.

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For more information on the Project “Quality Infrastructure for the Circular Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean” see here.