Green turn for the Swedish furniture giant. Ikea turns in the direction of the circular economy and announces that it will start selling spare parts for wardrobes, sofas, beds and drawers, to try to be more sustainable and reduce...
Today, 18th September, we celebrate World Bamboo Day: an event conceived by the World Bamboo Organization to raise global awareness of the thousands of resources of this extraordinary plant and to sensitise the public on the great current global...
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,...
Lately we often hear terms like Green Finance, financial sustainability, social impact bonds, SRI etc: why so many names? So what is sustainable finance? Sustainable finance is linked to an ethical vision of long-term investment. These are investments in activities...
Consumerism as a socio-economic phenomenon Consumerism can be considered as the fuel of the modern economic system. Each of us tends to keep savings to buy a good that will have to satisfy our need. If globalization and consumerism are...
There is an increasingly open market for clean and good products, but above all there is growing public awareness of the damage done to the environment and health by decades of unbridled industrialisation of agriculture, an activity that instead...
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 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...
With the lockdown, many Italians have seized the opportunity to reorganize their lives and review their priorities, starting with the spaces in the house, lived as never before. An opportunity to put aside the objects that were no longer...
Since 2017, the Ri-generation project, initiated by Turin-based Astelav, has given new life to washing machines, ovens, dishwashers and refrigerators now destined for landfill, doing good for the environment and creating jobs and inclusion. The remanufactured appliances were sold at an average price...

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