The electronic wastes recycling marathon seeks to recuperate
metals with monetary value and its noteworthy benefits
include CO2 emissions reductions via plastic, glass, ferrous
and non-ferrous materials recycling as well as their diversion
from the local garbage dump. There will also be a reduction
to the environmental problem that emerges from electronic
waste mishandling (uncontrolled burning, toxic lixiviates,
Participating Organizations: the Jalisco State College of Scientific
and Technological Studies, Ecovía A.C.
The Integrated Solid Urban Waste Management Plan (PMPGIRSU)
features a basic diagnostic, guidelines, goals and actions
to be implemented on the part of the Tecalitlán Solid
Urban Waste Management Municipal System as well as for
environmentally sustainable waste management on the
part of different societal sectors, particularly local industrial,
business and service establishments.
Participating Organizations: Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad
Guzmán Modulo Tecalitlán, Sistema Intermunicipal de
Manejo de Residuos Sur Sureste.
The plan’s general objective is to establish an organization,
protocols, institutional responsibilities and required resources
to prevent, control and put out all manner of forest fires
that occur in the 2010-2012 period.
An awareness and activities handbill campaign that seeks
to prevent residential, agricultural and forest fires that are
unhealthy, bother neighbors and pollute the environment.
The goal is to encourage the public to compost and take advantage
of organic kitchen, branch, leaf and grass wastes,
transforming refuse into plant fertilizer and avoiding both
air pollution and the planet’s environmental degradation.
The program goal is reduced water consumption through
water-use best practices and a service schedule for the entire
local area sectioned by community residents and manufacturers
as well as ejido indigenous communities, organizations
and small landowners within the Tecalitlán municipal
area. The plan is to be applied in times of water scarcity
The municipal reforestation plan is applied annually through
citywide greenspace rescue featuring participation from
area elementary schools.
Participating Organizations: the Carolina Alegría, Wenceslao
de la Mora, María Trinidad Guevara Álvares, Adolfo López
Mateos and Lázaro Cárdenas elementary schools.