Cozumel company fined for dumping cruise ship garbage in island landfill

A Cozumel company that hauls waste from cruise ships has been fined for operating illegally.

Germán Yáñez Mendoza, the Director of Ecology, says Ecología Industrial y Marina del Caribe, SA de CV (Ecomar) has been fined for bringing garbage, including recyclable garbage, from cruise ships to the island and using clandestine collection centers.

Yáñez Mendoza said he does not know if some of that garbage was stored in the Recyclable Materials Collection Center (CAMAR) of Cozumel.

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