Brazil receives trash from U.S. hospital, under investigation

Posted on October 14, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Business, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, United States

Brazil received in three days, two containers with 46 tons of trash from the U.S. hospital in the port of Suape, near Recife (Pernambuco state, northeast), said Friday customs inspection to the Brazilian press.Waste (gloves, masks, syringes, surgical pajamas, sheets and dirty towels, etc.) were imported by the Brazilian company clothing Capibaribe-Santa Cruz in textile polar region of Pernambuco under the label “cotton defective”. Read Article

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