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.
& 34; Lustful hunger & 34; by Fabio SabatinoElectronic Fruits Lamp is a lamp made with tubes, plastic bottles, electric cables and pieces of electronic boards; it could be defined as a creation that 'sheds light' on the close and delicate correlation between nature and waste. Electronic Fruits Lamp, the work of Giorgia Smith, a New York artist, is also one of the winners of the international painting and design competition 'Waste in search of an author' organized by the Salerno in Arte association.
'Eating art so as not to eat waste' was the theme of the 2012 (fourth) edition of the International Waste in Search of Author Award organized by the Salerno in Arte association. A very successful event, Olga Marciano and Giuseppe Gorga from Salerno in Arte told us, as evidenced by the more than 100 works presented.
The ReCycle company is promoting a campaign to launch its first 100-recycled aluminum racing bike. Recycled aluminum is not the only gem of the ReCycle bicycle, the bike has interesting innovations that improve its performance and the riding experience. , 100 recycled aluminum and a seat that does not need gel to be comfortable because it is made of cork, a soft material by nature.
Can oil be the best ally of water? Water and oil, yes you know ... they don't get along. Just take a glass of water and add a few drops of oil to notice that these are two immiscible substances; the oil, after a while, will settle on the surface of the water. When it comes to water pollution, there are many undisputed protagonists, however, a simple chemical trick could clean up the world's wastewater thanks to an oil.
Did you know that aluminum cans can live a second life thanks to recycling? Thousands of aluminum cans are consumed every day and it is right to think about their recycling in the appropriate separate collection. However, the cans can be transformed into home furniture, art objects, etc.
In waste management, a great importance is represented by the humid, that is all those fermentable organic substances that are discarded by human activities, domestic and otherwise. , as it can also include the skin of clothes, coffee grounds and leaves and branches cut from your garden.
Do you know how many aluminum cans are thrown away in Italy? So many that if they were placed one on top of the other they would cover half the distance between the earth and the moon. Every day we are in contact with aluminum: aluminum wheels in the car, aluminum foil, the moka pot in the kitchen and of course the numerous aluminum packaging such as cans, tubes and trays of pet food.
Citrus peels are almost always thrown in the trash. Those who consume a lot of oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits can save money and take advantage of the properties of citrus peel. How? Here are some tips Citrus peels. Lemon The lemon peels can be used to take a relaxing bath: just dip the peel in the water of the bath.
Technological gifts are the most popular every Christmas and even 2012, crisis permitting, is no exception. A mobile phone, a computer, a TV or a household appliance - small or large - will in a few days be the Christmas present for many Italians, but too many people are still unaware that these end-of-life products, defined as WEEE (Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment), they should not be thrown into the unsorted bin, but collected separately.
When it comes to electric mobility, there are many objections that arise among environmentalists. While less virtuous motorists are wondering only about equivalent horsepower and range, environmentalists are wondering if "electric cars are really sustainable." less polluting than conventional cars.
Electronic waste is a real problem for the planet and consumerism does not help at all: more waste is produced than the goods that are consumed. Keeping up with technology forces consumers to constantly change smartphones, computers and for some time also tablets and eReaders. The ideal solution consists in an “update” of the devices and not in a total replacement.
The truth is only one: we humans are a real disaster for nature. All our gestures, even the simplest ones, have strong repercussions on the environment. We go out by car and travel kilometers with our small cars or worse, with our off-road vehicles, every night we take out our waste bag….
Biogas can be produced independently, at home, without the need for excessively sophisticated and bulky equipment. The device for the production of biogas consists of a compact digester capable of obtaining biogas from both vegetable and starchy food waste. In India there are more than 2.
Only 18 of small appliances and consumer electronics, once we decide to discard them, follow the correct collection and disposal route. This means that the remaining 82 of the WEEE (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) of group 4 (PCs, mobile phones, hi-fi…) ends up in landfills among the unsorted garbage.
With the smart bins Ferrara takes the road of smart cities. Question: can a waste bin be smart? Probably not, and this is not even desirable, but technology can help these containers to better fit into the urban context, to the advantage of the decor. Ferrara in collaboration with the multi-utility company Hera which foresees the installation (in March) of 14 eco-technological islands equipped with intelligent bins.
Electric vehicles continue to spread, the environment demands an electric change and with the increase in sales, the production of electric cars, bikes and scooters increases. The transport industry is concentrating on the production of increasingly advanced technologies, even lighter and hi-tech vehicles that are positioned on the market with more accessible prices.
Polish designer Pani Jurek knows how to combine recycling and creativity. With his intellect and a series of disused test tubes, Pani Jurek has made a chandelier that can be filled with anything.The designer was inspired by compatriot Marie Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry, thanks to that muse who decided to use a series of laboratory test tubes to build a delightful chandelier.
T.riciclo is preparing to cross national borders. The made in Italy chain of second-hand clothing franchise stores for children aged 0 to 14 has set itself a development plan that provides for the presentation of the brand at an international level to the European and world public by the end of the year.
Italy, like most European countries, still wastes huge quantities of precious resources by depositing them in landfills. According to the latest report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), Austria, Germany and Belgium are the most recyclers in Europe with the highest proportion of municipal waste by recycling.
A & 39; smart & 39; sanitary for a green bathroom Only 3 of the domestic water is used for cooking or drinking, while 40 is used for draining the toilet and washing dishes. The waste is huge, but we don't realize it. The point is that, while the need to reduce electricity consumption is clear to everyone, as the costs are evident, when it comes to water consumption it is more difficult to understand.