The transformation of non-recyclable plastics into resistant roofs
Did you know that there are countries where rewarding systems are implemented for people who recycle?
Paris is the home for some workshop or “repairing cafés”, monthly free initiatives that allow the local citizens to repair home appliances and electronics with the help and the council from enthusiastic volunteers. Inspired on the initiative launched by the journalist Martine Postma in Amsterdam in 2009, hundreds of similar workshops operate in the whole Europe.
everything, from metals, minerals, and fossil fuels to organic matters form plants and animals. And only 8,6% are recyclable and used again. The use of resources tripled since 1970 and can double again until 2050 if things continue like they are. We would need an Earth and a half to keep in a sustainable way our current level of resources usage.
The coronavirus pandemic taught us that each day we depend more and more on electronic devices, especially during long isolation periods or in lockdown moments. Smartphones, laptops, TVs, printers, tablets, e-readers, refrigerators, air conditioners have been being really useful.
It can seem like not a day passes by without more bad news concerning the
environment. In the face of such huge reported problems, it’s easy to feel
helpless and be discouraged. But there’s an effective approach that
everyone can take to reduce their impact on the planet’s resources, and it
involves working toward a zero-waste lifestyle.
What is the Zero Waste Lifestyle?
Human action on the planet, especially the use of fossil fuels, pollution, deforestation and uncontrolled environmental impacts, are the biggest influencers of our planet’s climate change.
The Canadian government will contribute C$10.8 million toward creative plans of action that prevent or redirect food waste any time in the food production network.
The tendencies use to be influenced by the behavior of the moment, so, as we can observe, we will still live in 2021, many things from the atypical year of 2020, which makes some tendencies more tacit than others.
Our team searched for some general information about solid waste to try to understand the increasing on its generation and the contradictions about the subject that are spread worldwide. We will bring some subjects on this article to help explaining the context of the solid waste in our Planet.