Developing a new process for the recovery of high-value materials and metals from end-of-life mobile phones with a view to the circular economy. This is the aim of the PORTENT project, co-financed by the Lazio Region with about 140,000...
The crisis generated by the pandemic is one of the most serious in the history of modern society. Considering the extent of the economic damages, it is necessary to identify a strategy able to guarantee positive results both in...
Clothing made from recycled down and fabric made with polyester fibres from recycled plastic bottles. This is the idea launched by the Japanese chemical giant Toray. The company - that makes the carbon fiber for cars and planes, and has also contributed...
The term "greenwashing" is not a recent one. As early as 1986, environmentalist Jay Westerveld used this term to describe his experience in the Fiji Islands. The hotel on the island communicated to protect the coral reef by suggesting...
Proper separate collection is good for the environment and the economy. To emphasize the importance of recycling and raise awareness of citizens and institutions in environmental protection, the Global Recycling Foundation has set up the world recycling day which...
In Italy, we are waiting for the principle of environmental protection and sustainable development to be enshrined in the Constitution; this would strengthen existing and subsequent legislation, which would have to comply with the Constitution and oblige the legislator...
With eco-sustainability increasingly at the center of consumers' preferences and purchasing choices, companies are also starting to be sensitive to the green issue. And the first to move in this direction, for their innovative character and speed of execution, are the startups:...
The about 3000 seats in the Pontedera stadium, where the local team plays, are today a true example of a circular economy and environmental sustainability. The mayor Matteo Franconi, in fact, presented the new terraces of the Mannucci stadium,...
Biodegradable toothbrushes are a valid eco-sustainable alternative to plastic toothbrushes. Dentists advise us to change the toothbrush often, which means that we use, and then throw in the garbage, around 300, over the course of our lives. This causes a great damage to...
Levi's, the most famous brand in the world for the production of jeans, announced a new line of products made of hemp, in addition to cotton. Hamp is a 100% natural fiber and definitely more sustainable than other fibers used in the...

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