A collection center was created to receive solid, recyclable,
reusable and co-processable wastes.
The center’s goal is to establish an experimental organic
waste management pilot project for the San Rafael de Heredia
Central District, to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions
The program’s objective is to develop a training process on
climate change and existing alternatives for canton-wide
CO2 emissions reductions, aimed at community members,
instructors, students, local officials, businesspeople and
The Universidad Nacional, the Heredia Public Services Company,
CYMA-GTZ, Ciudades Limpias and GTZ
The project’s goal is to propose alternatives to reduce emissions
in San Rafael de Heredia municipal and canton transportation.
The cleanup project is designed to improve quality-of-life for
the people of San Rafael via formal and informal environmental
education projects that sensitize and train citizens to
retain and separate recyclable, reusable, and co-processable
solid wastes for the collection center and to help keep the
The project’s goal is to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions
management and capture in San Rafael de Heredia
by means of reforestation and restoration in the canton’s
high-risk and degraded areas.
Mayor Verny Valerio HernándezMunicipality of San Rafael de Heredia, Costa Rica