Since 1986, the Maracá red ceramic factory has been contributing to the growth of Ituiutaba municipality. The factory supplies the local civil construction market with various types of bricks and tiles. In order to produce its ceramics,
Maracá factory used to extract 1,400m3/month of native firewood from the Cerrado biome to fuel its kilns. As of 2008, the owner opted for more sustainable production methods and invested in fuel switching equipment.
Since then, the kilns have been fuelled with renewable biomass, which permits the reduction of GHG emissions and the generation of carbon credits.
Using the income from carbon credits, the factory put sustainability initiatives into practice, which improve working conditions and benefit the surrounding community.Download PDF
When buying carbon credits of this project you are supporting , sponsoring , financing and making possible the reduction of greenhouse gases and various initiatives in the social scope , environmental and economic as the following: