Over 6,500 tons of rigid plastic saved in the last five years and the introduction of recycled material in packaging: these are the results obtained by Ferrero thanks to the 5R strategy on packaging. The company from Alba presented its plan to reduce...
Europe says stop to the use of disposable plastic. The European Parliament approved a package of measures that will ban disposable items by 2021. The new directive become definitive in 2021 and prohibit Member States to use a series of disposable plastic items...
Arctic is in full climatic emergency. It has been over a month now that the fires are devastating vast areas of Siberia and Alaska, beyond the Arctic Circle. Greenland is also involved to a lesser extent. The worst situation is...
Trento, Mantua, Bolzano, Pordenone and Parma are the cities at the top of the 2019 Urban Ecosystem ranking, the research of Legambiente, Ambiente Italia and Il Sole 24 Ore on the environmental performance. Trento rises from fourth to first place followed by...
What impact will the Coronavirus emergency have on the dimensions of sustainable development? What are the goals of the 2030 Agenda on which this crisis is most affected? What are the effects on the indicators that measure the country's sustainability? The Italian...
Erosion is a major problem facing sandy beaches that will worsen with the rising sea levels brought about by climate change. According to the study, published in Nature Climate Change, effective climate action could prevent 40% of that erosion....
In Italy fishermen become custodians of the cleanliness of the seas. The Council of Ministers approved the Salvamare bill presented by Environment Minister Sergio Costa. Fishermen will be able to collect the plastic and bring the one that ends up in the nets...
Re-launching the car market and favoring the transition to hybrid or electric, reducing polluting emissions: this is the objective of the Italian government which, with the relaunch decree, has put 70 million euros on the balance to encourage the...
Big hands hardened by fatigue and the satisfied smile of those who know they have done something important for the environment. His name is Jadav Payeng, an Indian farmer who with the help of his hands has planted a...
Italy confirms itself as the vanguard of the European recycling industry, ranking third for packaging recovery (with a recycling rate of 67%), after Germany (71%) and Spain (70%). Several supply chains of paper (paper, glass, plastic, wood, aluminum and steel) have already...

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