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Forest Economics: how carbon credits work

How carbon credits work

People other than just environmental and traditional activists got involved with forest economy for a while now. At least since the beginning of this century, it’s a growing market – [...]

Step by step: how to prepare your waste for recycling?

Step by step: how to prepare your waste for recycling?

Accurate and efficient selective collection is the first step towards a balanced recycling chain. In this video, produced with the technical support of Julia Luchesi, environmental manager for [...]

Step by step: how to sort selective waste collection properly

Step by step: how to sort selective waste collection properly

Every day, each Brazilian citizen produces, on average, 2.2 pounds of waste. Is that too much? In Europe and in the USA, the rate is even higher: 2.86 and 4.40 pounds, respectively, of waste [...]

Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

In Brazil, the weight of the industry in the GDP (2017) was 11.8%.  This sector bears around 22% of the Brazilian workforce. Considering how crucial the industry is for the development of the [...]

Manu Buffara: “We need to know what we eat, where it comes from and who makes it”

Manu Buffara: “We need to know what we eat, where it comes from and who makes it”

Manoella Buffara is a top chef of the new generation of Brazilian High Gastronomy. Her restaurant o Manu won the One to Watch Award for Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2018, promoted by The [...]

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

When a new product is developed, a set of actions could make the journey throughout the chain more or less sustainable. An important part of these actions must happen in the design phase of the [...]

What is cradle to cradle?

What is cradle to cradle?

Developed in 2002, the method aims to bring a new alternative to the linear production model. Using this method, biological and inorganic material are 100% reusable

Recycling: do you know where your waste goes after you throw it away?

Recycling: do you know where your waste goes after you throw it away?

Cada um de nós produz em média 1,2 quilo de “lixo” por dia, mas quando este grande volume de resíduos é reciclado, melhora o meio ambiente e gera renda e emprego. Conheça o caminho da reciclagem [...]

3D printers can drive economic sustainability

3D printers can drive economic sustainability

Like combustion engines and computers, 3D printers must be the object of a new revolution: circular economy. See how this new technology can change the world