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  • August 24, 2020
    Sustainable Bamboo. Stopping landslides by planting bamboo: protecting people, lowering carbon and binding the soil. Sustainable Bamboo is taking over in Africa. Could it be a solution somewhere else,...Sustainable Bamboo is Taking Root in Africa
    August 19, 2020
    Fibre from a relative of the banana tree could replace plastic in face masks and hospital gowns  Abaca is already used in teabags and banknotes   Global efforts to ban […]Masks made from banana-tree species cut plast...
    June 23, 2020
    A reflection on the asburdity of the human condition at pandemic times   The leafy audience occupied quietly the nearly 2300 seats   Barcelona’s Liceu opera house reopened its doors [&hell...Serenading plants: Barcelona opera reopens wi...
    June 17, 2020
    700,000,000 plastic laundry jugs are dumped into landfills just across North America every year   New detergent coming in stripes is hacking the way we do our laundry. Born out the […]Plastic-free, Zero Waste Laundry Detergent
    October 5, 2019
    This innovative and useful device can be applied to public transport to constantly monitor all areas of the city     Our cities are suffering more and more from issues […]Air Buster: a mobile air quality sensor that ...
    October 2, 2019
    From Genoa comes an effective and sustainable remedy to help manage a problem that is often difficult to solve   Sometimes news events that have catastrophic or to say the […]Hydrocarbot – a sea-friendly robot that...
    September 23, 2019
    Technology at the service of health: a home automation device that allows us to always know the quality of the air we breathe   There is an ever-increasing discussion about […]AirCloud, the home automation system that mon...
    September 3, 2019
    A device that monitors and controls the composting process, allowing organic waste to be transformed into a valuable resource. Composting is an aerobic biological process in which a mixture of [&helli...A low-cost compost monitoring system called ...
    August 27, 2019
    An animal with a wonderful digestive capacity that help fighting plastic pollution Plastic pollution, as everyone knows, has now become a huge problem for the planet, due to the excessive […]From plastic to silk: Reducing plastic pollut...
    August 12, 2019
    This might be THE revolution: a bag that dissolves – literally – in water in five minutes. A new company based in Chile has developed Solubag, a ‘plastic’ bag that […]This bag could save the oceans (really, it co...