Bioeconomics: a new market trend

An industrial facility stands out amidst a vast monochromatic plantation. The chimney expelling a white smoke contributes to the contrast of the landscape and gives the impression that one is observing a traditional polluting industry. However, what works on site is an ethanol plant and the white smoke is just the water vapor coming out […]

Disgust of garbage excludes us from a sustainable reality

There are many fears that haunt us when we think of garbage: unpleasant odors, proliferation of vectors of diseases, such as rats, cockroaches, mosquitoes and pigeons, all gravitating around a mountain of accumulated things that no longer serve us. Most people are very disgusted when they come across vegetables and animals in the process of […]

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 […]

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 […]