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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Waste Pickers
Region(s): Mexico ; Latin America & the Caribbean
Mexico Mexico's largest PET recycling plant sets ambitious 2020 goal. The Yucatan Times . (15 January 2017)

The facility, some 40 miles west of Mexico City, can recycle up to 130 million pounds of PET a year, enough to fill the Aztec stadium 2.4 times. 1,000 workers are employed in the plant, in addition to 25,000 indirect employees, such as pepenadores nationwide.