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...
For a couple of years now, the acronym ESG (Environmental Social and Governance), synonymous with "sustainable", has become one of the most widely used. But do ESG investments exist in Italy? To answer this question, we need to consider...
Running shoes made with 100% recyclable material: Adidas strengthens its commitment to tackling plastic waste with the reveal of FUTURECRAFT.LOOP - a 100% recyclable performance running shoe. “Taking plastic waste out of the system is the first step, but we can’t...
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...
Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. Every year, millions of pounds of coffee chaff...
FSC celebrates sustainable furniture: FSC celebrates sustainable wood-furniture. This is the claim that inaugurates the first European edition of the competition created by the Forest Stewardship Council®, an international NGO that promotes the responsible management of the world's forests,...
Eco-friendly clothing represents a new growth opportunity for companies operating in the fashion sector. By making and selling clothing made from natural or recycled materials, it is possible to satisfy an increasingly dense market demand of "ethical" consumers who...
M.A.D.I. is the Italian wooden house, it is ecological and easy to assemble. This house is an innovative housing solution that combines comfort and respect for the environment and nature. The project, created by Area Legno, was conceived and...
The growth of cities is causing the consumption and loss of a fundamental environmental resource: the soil. However, the phenomenon can be countered by investing in redevelopment and regeneration works capable of transforming abandoned urban areas into active neighborhoods...
In a short few weeks, much of the world has been shut down due to the coronavirus. The immediate priority remains to save as many lives as possible, bring the health emergency under control and alleviate hardship. At the...

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