Ashoka Fellow
This description of Álvaro Núñez Solís's work was prepared when Álvaro Núñez Solís was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2015.
Alvaro Nuñez is catalyzing the culture, infrastructure, and market necessary to develop a practice of e-recycling in Mexico. Alvaro’s nonprofit, Punto Verde, works with schools, volunteers, and municipal governments to generate a culture of e-recycling in response to the large and growing problem of e-waste, while his social business, Recicla Electrónicos Mexico, provides the actual infrastructure to lead the market in environmentally and socially responsible e-recycling.
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