In 2018, ten families in Umeå were challenged to live without a car for three months. The conclusion was that it was easier than expected. The study was intended for people who have been thinking of reducing their car usage, but who needed a final push to implement the change. The participants were offered a variety of means of transport. The families were interviewed by a researcher. After the test period, three families chose to live without a car, but all participants retained new habits
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Circular economy and sustainable supply chains are issues that procurers can influence by taking real action. During two webinars TCO Development and partners will explain how to outline procurement making IT products more circular and sustainable.
On-demand access webinars Circular IT in practice:
Real world solutions https://tcocertified.com/news/circular-it-in-practice-real-world-solutions/
The purchaser perspective https://tcocertified.com/news/webinar-circular-it-in-practice-the-purchase
El aumento de dióxido de carbono (CO2) en la atmósfera se considera una de las principales causas del calentamiento global. La fijación biológica de CO2 puede resolver el problema del calentamiento global. Las microalgas son sistemas de rápido crecimiento que pueden consumir grandes cantidades de CO2 para producir diferentes tipos de biomasa.
En Argentina se pierden y desperdician cada año 16 millones de toneladas de alimentos, de las cuales 14,5 millones corresponden a pérdidas y 1,5 millones a desperdicio. La cadena de alimentos con mayores PDA es la de las hortalizas.
Por este motivo, el Concurso #SinDesperdicioHortícola otorgará financiamiento no reembolsable y mentoría personalizada a soluciones innovadoras, viables y con impacto.
Organizan la Secretaria de Gobierno de Agroindustria y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo.
International Forum "U.S. - E.U.: Environmental Law Colloquium", Center for American Studies of Rome - May 30, 2019
The “U.S.–E.U.: Environmental Law Colloquium” aims to encourage participation and collaboration between American and European Scholars on a regular basis, to share the progress of our researches and to launch new initiatives and projects for the implementation of the environmental policies.
Dr. Giovanni Antonelli Ph.D.
Prof. M.V. Ferroni
Prof. F. Giglioni
We work with ladies in the community of Maun, to create place-mats and coasters from bottle caps. Usually we use the metal bottle caps that are picked up from the local bars. The bottle caps are then covered with African cloth. The aim is to keep the environment clean as well as provide a steady flow of income to the socially disadvantaged women.
KITRO aims to tackle the issue of food waste and low profit margins in the food & beverage (F&B) industry by providing users with a tool to measure and mitigate food waste. The goal is to measure and monitor food waste automatically in order to prevent food waste and optimize operational practices. By having a better understanding of their food waste, users are empowered to make informed decisions and optimize work practices leading to a reduction in avoidable food waste.
Peninsula Papagayo; a geo-luxury and eco resort destination selected as the best-qualified tourist area in all of Central America has set an ambitious sustainability strategy for the 2018-2022. After a two-phase project; the definition of a triple bottom line strategy and a solid sustainable management system will lead the company to reach its best version through a permanent improvement of their social, environmental and economic performance contributing to a sustainable tourism.
The local development project spearheaded by Club Med and the NGO Agrisud supports local producers in precarious situations living close to Club Med resorts in Senegal, Brazil, Morocco and Indonesia. This initiative’s aim is to organize a lasting match between the local supply of food products and the demands of Club Med resorts ; and to ensure fair remuneration for producers and a strong distribution of added value, giving the poorest groups access to these markets.
Herost, digital platform offering a fair P2P marketplace for co-creating, sharing and promoting transformative community-based experiences
Herost is a new initiative developed by Millennium Destinations, in partnership with GreenBIM Engineering, as a digital platform offering a fair P2P marketplace for co-creating, sharing and promoting transformative community-based experiences between local hosts and their guests or visitors.
The core values and guiding principles of Herost: authenticity, creativity, equity, and sustainability.
Small groups of diverse buildings can provide opportunities for system synergies that will reduce GHG emissions. We refer to such a group of buildings as a Synergy Zones. The system includes on-site renewable energy, energy storage, DC distribution and equipment, thermal energy, greywater and control systems. We seek to balance supply and demand with control systems and appropriate algorithms.
Since May 2015, a psyciatric clinic of northern Stockholm public Health service, has served lacto-ovo-vegetarian food to their patients. The purpose is to motivate the patients to a more healthy and environmentally friendly diet. The diet includes vegetable foods, milk products and eggs, but lacks meat, fish and poultry.
The initiative has been welcomed by both employees and patients.
The benefits are many, both for those who opt out of meat for religious reasons and for the Environment.
The C4ET project aims to raise citizens' awareness on the energy transition by developing an integrated educational approach adapted to all. To this extent, the consortium of 6 partners from 6 European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Belgium and Hungary) built on a pedagogical strategy based on the design and development of 30 innovative and interactive educational tools. Six (6) key focus subjects were chosen to reflect on the systemic aspects of energy, including climate change.
Weather and ocean streams makes difficult sailing in front of Northwestern Spanish coast, and most important maritime corridor left sunken resources along history. Each shipwreck has a story to be told; an opportunity lo link cultures around a commmon heritage; boats saliled from and to other countries. Coastal edifications and social development are part of those stories. Sunken resoruces are not visible, so we invited young students to investigate and ilustrate in comics some cases.
Pick n Pay’s ‘War on Waste’ is a set of stretch goals that will deliver significant shifts by 2020. We have developed a comprehensive three tiered waste reduction strategy. The strategy is centered on the following three focus areas:
1.Prevention of waste being created
2. Supporting communities in need through food donation
3. Diversion from landfill