Massy Stores CEO Derek Winford, right, demonstrates how the Kansmacker’s reverse vending machine works at Massy Stores, West Mall, Westmoorings, last week. At left is Joseph Rahael. —Photo: Curtis Chase

Recycling company Kansmacker Recycling, believes the key to increasing recycling participation in Trinidad and Tobago is to offer incentives. It has partnered with Massy Stores to do just that.

When they deposit plastic containers and aluminium cans into Kansmacker’s reverse vending machines (RVMs), located at some Massy outlets, Massy customers will be rewarded with points.

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Speaking with the Express via phone yesterday, an official from RIC confirmed the commission will kick start these consultations by meeting with the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago, followed by the Farmers Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea and Poultry Association of Trinidad and Tobago in separate meetings at Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Port of Spain, on Monday. On Tuesday, consultations will continue with the Greater San Fernando Area Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Confederation of regional business chambers and the San Fernando Business Association.