Elcatex Group, the leading textile manufacturing consortium in the region, signs an agreement with the Honduran Coca-Cola Brewery and INVEMA, for the collection and recycling of PET plastic bottles and other recyclable materials.
The agreement has the objective of mitigating the environmental impact generated by waste, through the collection, development of activities and campaigns that make the collaborators of all the manufacturing and textile plants of Elcatex Group aware of the importance of contributing with actions positive to the environment.
The first step is the collection for the recycling of PET plastic bottles and aluminum cans, which will be done through ecological collectors and will later be processed for conversion into raw material with recycled material.
“We are ready to carry out the actions that lead to the reduction of damage to the environment and we start from home, training and acting responsibly with Honduras.” – emphasized Azucena Tróchez, Corporate Director of Legal and Administration of Grupo Elcatex.
“Cervecería Hondureña remains committed to environmental sustainability, today we make the signing of the agreement with Elcatex official, we hope to capture large amounts of PET plastic and reincorporate it into the production of new bottles, currently all our plastic bottles have 50% of Honduran recycled plastic.” – added Milene Fernández, Corporate Reputation Manager of Cervecería Hondureña.
“At INVEMA we are committed to the environmental sustainability of the country, and we believe that in the unity of everyone’s efforts we can take decisive steps for the care and protection of our resources and, consequently, the care of the Earth. At INVEMA we work for our environment and we are a team together with thousands of collecting families who are our main allies”, said George Gatlin, Manager of INVEMA.
Thanks to the inter-institutional commitment, the agreement signing event was attended by the authorities of Cervecería Hondureña, INVEMA, special guests, representatives of the Department of the Environment and the Corporate Directorate of Corporate Social Responsibility of Elcatex Group.
The Elcatex Group maintains its commitment by leading initiatives aligned with its principles and values to reduce its environmental footprint, through all its companies and its more than 14,000 employees. We lead, We care, We make The Difference.