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Virada Sustentável: panel considers solutions for waste management

Virada Sustentável: panel considers solutions for waste management

Debate among representatives of business organizations, industry and State came up with proposals about solid waste and potential sustainable actions for dealing with waste

SDG panel opens the Sustainable Week in São Paulo

SDG panel opens the Sustainable Week in São Paulo

The four-day journey begins on August 23rd and it will focus on artistic and playful activities, debates and projects about the theme. Opening panel discussed actions to meet the SDG set by the UN

The Virada’s People: how Bispo Catador uses garbage to change his life

The Virada’s People: how Bispo Catador uses garbage to change his life

Born in a landfill in the state of Bahia (Brazil), Sérgio da Silva Bispo - or Garbage Collector Bispo, if you wish - is the founder of a waste management cooperative and also runs Kombosa [...]

Learn the backstory of the “Chega de Fiu Fiu” documentary

Learn the backstory of the “Chega de Fiu Fiu” documentary

Released this year, the movie was exhibited during this year's edition of the Virada Sustentável Festival in São Paulo. Learn about the origins of the project, which began as an online campaign [...]

Virada Sustentável: Fabric Bank joins the Green Neighborhood Circuit

Virada Sustentável: Fabric Bank joins the Green Neighborhood Circuit

Debates and a special collection of fabric scraps and leftovers help in raising awareness of textile chain waste. Featured activities highlight landmarks at Vila Leopoldina, in the state of São [...]

The Virada’s people: Shyrlei Rosendo’s educational revolution in Maré

The Virada’s people: Shyrlei Rosendo’s educational revolution in Maré

Master of Education from UFRJ, Shyrlei works to encourage residents in the Maré Complex to believe in themselves and act to transform reality

The Virada’s people: Thiago Ansel, from Taquara to the UN

The Virada’s people: Thiago Ansel, from Taquara to the UN

The young guy from Western Rio spent 4 hours on the bus to go to college, where he graduated. Today, he fights for human rights in a project of the UN

The Virada’s people: how Ana Caminha paved her way to sustainability

The Virada’s people: how Ana Caminha paved her way to sustainability

Having given up corporate career and after years looking for something new, the architect came across circular economy and applied it to fashion: thus, Clube da Roupa was born

The Virada’s people: Axel Grael’s 40 Years of environmental struggle

The Virada’s people: Axel Grael’s 40 Years of environmental struggle

For four decades, Axel has been a champion and engaged in politics defending environmental causes – besides, he does not give up the pleasure of sailing