Architects of change | TV Program | Nothing is lost
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Nothing is lost
1 minute 20 seconds

Episode SUMMARY

In this era when the number of consumer products available has exceeded the total number of species in nature, we have to ask ourselves just how far we should go in this reckless race of ceaselessly producing and buying goods. The trash we generate, our outmoded or broken gadgets, the water we waste — it is all thrown out into the environment after we have used it.

Far from being satisfied with managing the accumulation of electronic wastes, most of which contain toxic materials that are harmful to the environment and human health, Fernando Nilo also wanted Recylca to provide jobs for socially disadvantaged people. In 2003, after a long search to raise investment capital, Nilo’s electronic waste recycling company became a reality.