Urban mining: the hidden wealth in cities

Ceramics, sinks, toilets and a myriad of discarded household items in Germany are reused or returned to the production line. Published by the German News Agency DW Urban centers house tons of materials that can be reused – from buildings to cars to junk mail. Gradually, the so-called circular economy gains importance and helps protect […]

Waste management in the field advances with shared responsibility

In contrast to the alarming title of the world’s largest consumer of agrochemicals, Brazil also has the merit of the country that best provides environmentally appropriate destination for packaging from agricultural activities. From the application of reverse logistics programs in the field, it maintains an average of 94% recycling of the containers used in these […]

Chapada dos Veadeiros resists after the biggest fire in its history

Devastated in October last year by the largest fire in its history, the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Goiás is recovering. The conservation unit had 66,000 hectares devastated by fire, which corresponds to more than 26% of its total area. Adding to the other two previous fires in the same month, that number rises […]

Waste School Project presents results of 6 months of work

Launched in May this year by the Zero Waste Society (SRZero) and the Society for Integration and Community Action (Oscip Vida Melhor), the Zero Waste School Project (PERZ) selected ten public schools in Goiânia to receive guidance on sustainable practices in environmental education and management waste. Educators have also been trained in organic composting and […]