Over 365 thousand tons of waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) sent for proper disposal in Italy in 2020. This is what emerges from the analysis of the data released by the WEEE Coordination Center. This is an...
There can be no ecological transition without a circular economy. And the possibilities of avoiding a climate catastrophe, by honoring the 2050 commitments made at the UN summit in Paris in 2015, are linked to the relaunch of the...
Transforming the polyethylene of plastic bags and food films into fabric? Apparently it is possible. To tell us this is a research conducted by the engineers of the Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT) in collaboration with the Polytechnic of...
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...
Climate change and global warming are the most important environmental risk that give rise to a whole series of consequences such as accelerated melting of glacier masses, rising sea levels, changes and interruptions in traditional seasonal climatic trends, destruction...
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...
2020 will be remembered as the year of the record drop in energy consumption (-10% compared to 2019) and CO2 emissions (-12%), which are now 40% lower than 2005 levels. from ENEA's quarterly analysis of the Italian energy system...
Food waste is a global problem, not just the developed world. According to the new Food Waste Index Report 2021 of the United Nations environment program (Unep) and the British NGO WRAP, "About 931 million tons of food, or...
Even if it is a virtual currency, bitcoins use an enormous amount of energy and are not ecological at all. So much so that last year they consumed the energy equivalent of the whole of Argentina. This was stated in...
Pollution, sustainable fishing, global warming and coastal erosion. These are some challenges at the heart of the strategic agenda of the BlueMed project, coordinated by the National Research Council (Cnr) and funded by the European Union with 3 million...

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