On 28th July, the UN General Assembly passed the resolution on the universal right to live in a healthy, clean and sustainable environment. The resolution states that 'climate change and environmental degradation are some of the most urgent threats to...
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...
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...
The LEGO Group announced today that it will phase out plastic retail bags in all LEGO® Stores globally in 2020. The move, which is part of the LEGO Group’s ambition to use 100% sustainable materials in its packaging by 2025, will see...
To support the development of the circular economy a strong focus on mechanical recycling of plastics is needed. We cannot agree with regulatory incentives for chemical recycling, which is a waste recovery activity that is certainly not good for...
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the consequent rise in the cost of energy have put the issue of raw material supplies at the centre of the government's agenda. In this scenario, the circular economy represents a strategic response for...
The first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean will be in Taranto and will begin producing energy as early as this year. Great news, were it not for the fact that the Italian bureaucracy slows down projects so much...
Farming 4.0 is a great opportunity for the Italian agro-industrial system because it allows the optimisation and greater efficiency of production processes which, in addition to achieving a significant reduction in waste, increase the sustainability of the whole system....
Countless closets are overflowing with clothes, yet their owners wear many of those trousers, skirts and tops rarely or not at all, as a Greenpeace survey of shopping habits recently found. People sort out even perfectly intact garb, relegating...
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...

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