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 […]

Pumpkin Peel Cake with Crunchy Background

Of Japanese origin, and much consumed in Brazil, the pumpkin cabotiá offers several options of use to compose the best of the table. It is a source of various vitamins, calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, fiber and beta-carotene. Along with these benefits, cabotiá brings numerous possibilities in the kitchen and stands out among the foods that […]

Harnessing the food in its entirety is healthy and sustainable

The waste of food occurs from planting to reaching consumers. These, in turn, lose food for inadequate conservation and often waste parts of foods that could be used freely in daily food, such as: stalk, bark, bramble, leaf and seed. The use of these parts is called full utilization of food and has been seen […]

Composting, the time is now!

The most innovative aspect of the Brazilian solid waste Policy is the understanding that the responsibility for the trash should be shared, that is, all have a duty to fulfill in environmentally suitable disposal of the waste it produces. On the other hand, there is an ongoing process of awareness of the population, that we […]