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Packaging: small is better
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Packaging: small is better

Packaging? Choose it small if you care about the environment. And if you can do without it, even better. Did you know that about 11 million tons of packaging are produced in Italy? The ISPRA figure refers to 2010 (we believe that not much has changed in this last period) and translated means that the amount of containers of paper (38.2), wood (20.1), glass (18, 9) and plastic (17.3) produced in a year is equivalent to about seventy cruise ships.

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Recycled cardboard becomes design

Recycled cardboard is dressed in design on the occasion of the Fuori Salone in Milan scheduled from 9 to 14 April 2013. The new P-One eco-furniture collection created in collaboration with PAMIO DESIGN, the Design and Architecture studio founded by the well-known designer Venetian Roberto Pamio, will be present Fuori Salone in the showroom of Attico Interni (c / o Spazio Seventy, via Pontaccio 10 Milan).
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Padua, the cap collection that pays

Recycling pays off. The plastic collected is paid for by weight to the participants so that they can self-sustain themselves and finance projects and initiatives by starting a virtuous circle of sustainable activities. The project that proposes the collection of corks is called "Friend of the Environment" and was conceived by the ICAT Group with the collaboration of the Paduan entrepreneur Giovanni Giantin.
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Energy from waste ashes

Some waste cannot be recycled, so specialized companies simply store it in landfills. The result? Piles and piles of garbage. Alternatively, this waste is placed in so-called "waste-to-energy plants", it is a pity that the combustion of waste releases gas and produces ashes released into the air, ashes that are harmful to human health and the environment.
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OperRAEE: art from waste in prison

In prison, electronic waste becomes art. Thus was born an exhibition of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment with the works created by the inmates in the WEEE laboratories inside the prisons. It happens in Bologna as part of the interprovincial WEEE in Prison project with the patronage of the Emilia Romagna Region and the Regional Penitentiary Administration, together with the support of the Ecolight consortium and Hera SpA.
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Green English lessons

The idea of ​​ReMedia and the Wall Street Institute to dedicate a space to Green English, each collaborating for their own part, was beautiful and useful. We talk more and more about the value of technological waste (ReMedia's kingdom) and English (WSI's kingdom) is indispensable: why not do something useful together?
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A higher waste tax from July

Today we hear about Tarsu and Tia, the respective acronyms of Tax for the disposal of solid urban waste and Environmental hygiene tariff. These taxes on waste, from July, will be replaced by TaRES (Tax Waste And Services) and always in July the first payment will have to be paid. Who does not have to pay the Tares?
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How much is the recycling of materials worth?

Recycle, recycle, recycle: but how much is recycling worth, understood as an action and the result of recycling? That is, how much does it save us in terms of positive impact on the environment? A lot in truth, probably more than we think. In fact, recycling does not only mean saving raw materials, but also saving energy and less pollution because the processes necessary to restore life to a material are generally less energy-intensive than those needed to produce virgin material.
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Recycle waste at home

Natural resources are rapidly depleting and the weight of waste is inexorably suffocating the environment in which we live! Can waste be given new life in the home? Not only is it possible, it is also necessary. We need to strengthen separate collection and bring the amount of waste recycled beyond the threshold of 60: this is required by the European Union legislation which established that by 2016 biodegradable municipal waste present in landfills must be reduced to 35.
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Packaging: small is better

Packaging? Choose it small if you care about the environment. And if you can do without it, even better. Did you know that about 11 million tons of packaging are produced in Italy? The ISPRA figure refers to 2010 (we believe that not much has changed in this last period) and translated means that the amount of containers of paper (38.2), wood (20.1), glass (18, 9) and plastic (17.3) produced in a year is equivalent to about seventy cruise ships.
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Waste and separate collection

What do you waste? Reduce, reuse and recycle are the three keywords in terms of waste and separate collection. But what is the waste? Also on this it is good to have clear ideas and Adiconsum helps us to do it in a simple-simple way with the Ambientiamoci project, an initiative promoted in collaboration with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
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Greeny, the best ally of recycling

Recycling has a new ally, these are systems that provide for the collection, compaction and shredding of various materials. Thanks to the bins of plastic, paper, glass… recycling will be easy, intuitive and engaging: the systems are equipped with mechanisms to encourage and raise public awareness of good recycling practices.
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Ecological shredders

The paper shredder is a stationery product used to cut sheets of paper into strips. Paper shredders are recommended to avoid any fraud or identity theft. There are many types of paper shredders on the market and, even in this segment, there is an ecological category.
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How to reuse glass

Reusing glass jars and bottles is a creative way to implement recycling. Glass recycling begins with the collection phase, continues with the selection and treatment phase, finally, the glass is transported to the appropriate glass factories where it is melted and used to give life to new products.
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Differentiated: WEEEparking arrives

The WEEEparking is a large automated intelligent bin (7 by 2.5 meters) that allows the correct transfer of small appliances, televisions, monitors and batteries (objects that belong to the WEEE category, Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment). The device was designed under the supervision of Ecolight, a consortium that not surprisingly deals with the management of WEEE (but also of batteries and end-of-life accumulators) and is equipped with a waste traceability system.
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Containers for domestic separate waste collection

In England, separate collection containers for the home are assigned by the various local administrations. Unfortunately here in Italy this is not the case and to carry out the separate collection at home we need to organize various spaces. On the market there are various types of containers for separate collection, in general we can say that it is possible to use fabric containers for collecting paper, for those who have a garden, the ideal would be a mobile container, equipped with wheels.
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How to use rainwater

The use of rainwater could be an excellent strategy to meet a large part of the domestic water needs. But how can rainwater be used? The uses of rainwater are numerous, it can be used for irrigation of the vegetable garden and the garden - the most classic use!
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Smart bins, where are they and how do they work?

It's called RAEE Parking and it's the smart bin for the collection of electronic waste. The smart bin was developed as part of the European project IDENTIS WEE of the Life + program and was created by the Brescia-based company ID&A, its purpose is to double the collection of electronic waste.
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Rules for the purchase and disposal of tires

When you buy tires, make sure that the seller agrees to pay the environmental contribution for disposal, which can be checked on the invoice or receipt. The contribution is important, even if in fact it is a small additional cost, because the collection and recycling of end-of-life tires (ELTs) has always been a headache for the community.
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How to recycle coffee grounds

After enjoying the coffee with the mocha, do not throw away the coffee grounds, they are not necessarily a waste! They can be recycled for various domestic uses. In fact, below we will show you how a waste of moisture, such as coffee grounds, can acquire different properties. Coffee grounds, odor-free Coffee grounds have the ability to absorb bad smells coming from the fridge or freezer.
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How to decorate the glass

Decorating the glass is not a complicated procedure, there is the etching technique that does not involve hand engravings and decorations. Below we will show you how to decorate glass using just a few tools.Decorating glass, etching techniqueThe etching technique is based on the concept of acid aggression on the glass surface, creating microporosity with the result that we will have effects of different shades on the glass.
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