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The process is known as «co-processing» and represents safe waste management. In this case, scrap tires are used in the cement manufacturing process.
This activity, which benefits the environment and executed by Cementos Progreso Costa Rica is done in partnership with the Costa Rican Ministry of Health and Fundellantas. Currently, communication campaigns are being created to collect unused automobile tires to continue working for the environment.
Fundellantas is a non-profit ecological foundation that recycles rubber and scrap tires. According to their website, they have managed 3,716.54 tons of rubber and tires since 2001.