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Zero Waste Week is coming, and with more people participating

Eight capitals have confirmed that they will participate in the Zero Waste Week 2017, from 20 to 29 October. They are: Goiânia, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Salvador, Florianópolis, Curitiba and Porto Alegre. The program is in charge of Instituto Lixo Zero Brasil. The event is coordinated nationally by the Instituto Lixo Zero Brasil, connected […]

Environmental education reaches schools

In Goiânia (GO), an environmental education program is being implemented in public schools, with the goal of training educators in organic composting and in the manufacture of low cost composites. It is the School Waste Zero, a project that aims to promote the zero-waste culture in the school environment and break the paradigm of consumerism […]

Alley of Batman in full, before the blackout

The news that a resident who lent his wall to compose one of the most beautiful graphite murals in São Paulo, Batman Alley in Vila Madalena, decided to promote a blackout in part of the work was received with sadness and indignation by those who value The art of graphite. The mural, in the open, […]

The hard reality of those who lost their livelihood with the end of the dump

The closure of Jardim Gramacho’s garbage dump in 2012 meant the “exclusion of exclusion” for many families who already lived in the marginality of the system because they had to take their livelihood from a dump. The term, coined by Sebastião Carlos dos Santos, Tião Santos, president of the Association of Metropolitan Waste Collectors of […]