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 [...]

Why is the circular economy good for businesses?

Why is the circular economy good for businesses?

On the medium and long-term, adhering to circular economy practices ensures natural and energetic resources perform efficiently; therefore, the industry is primarily responsible for promoting a [...]

Once known as “garbage island”, Taiwan is nowadays leader in recycling

Once known as “garbage island”, Taiwan is nowadays leader in recycling

With public policies and citizens’ commitment, Taiwan gives correct destination to 55% of its artificial and biological waste and keeps encouraging the population to separate all the waste they produce

Plastic vehicle ready to tour the South Pole

Plastic vehicle ready to tour the South Pole

A vehicle built from 200 kg of recycled waste plastic is solar-energy-powered and converts ice and snow into drinkable water for its crew. The mission goal is to raise awareness on waste

Report: packaging protects 10 times more resources than it uses

Report: packaging protects 10 times more resources than it uses

The proper use of packaging protects food and other products, but improper disposal may cause environmental damages. See the numbers for manufacturing and recycling of your materials

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

A paper elaborated by Ireland universities shows that installing home composting systems to transform plastic waste into energy source is possible

A recycler in space

A recycler in space

Made In Space, Inc. and Braskem join forces to build and launch a plastic recycler to the International Space Station (ISS); the machine will be used to produce plastic filaments for a 3D printer [...]

Food recycling: find out actions to reduce food waste

Food recycling: find out actions to reduce food waste

1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually, whether due to failure in logistics or storage, standard issues or lack of consumer awareness; however, innovative initiatives seek solutions