Circular Economy

The company aims to reduce the environmental impact of its waste generation by promoting a circular economy management model, which changes the paradigm of production, sale and consumption from linear to circular and applies the key concepts of reuse, recycling and recovery of side streams and converting them into production cycles.

Non-hazardous waste by treatment method (in metric tons)

2016 2017 2018 2019
Reuse 0.03% 0.06%
Recycling 8.38% 7.21%
Composting and biological decomposition 24.29% 27. 05%
Waste to energy 37.49% 41.11%
Disposal
Final disposal 29.80% 24.57%

Waste collected (in metric tons)

  2016 2017 2018 2019
Total   317,000 305,000 290,000

Amount and origin of recycled paper purchased for CMPC production

2016 2017 2018 2019
Fibras in Chile, Sorepa Peru and Softys Argentina       373,368
Third parties       202,311
Intercompany       29,063
Total       604,742