This novel solution connects to industrial plants to convert waste heat into CO2-free electricity. To meet the 1.5 ° C target of the Paris Agreements, industrial processes must improve their efficiency, reducing, reusing and recycling waste. While much of the attention lately has been on material or organic waste, one type of waste recovery could
The Canadian city of Vancouver has become the latest city to commit to 100% renewable energy. Following a City Council vote on March 26 in favor of making this change, the city formally announced its commitment last week at the 2015 ICLEI World Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Vancouver joins a list of more than
How many of you have a Dracena at home? Not everyone knows that this plant hides great beneficial properties. It is no coincidence that the name “Dracaena” comes from the Greek “drakaina = Dragon” (referring to the Dracaena draco, a subtropical evergreen tree). The Dracena produces a red resin that sorcerers, alchemists and healers used
UPS, with a fleet of 96,000 trucks and hundreds of aircraft, has always looked for the formula to save costs. Fuel is always an expense where they have focused their efforts, the routes of their trucks focused a study, trying to simplify the routes to save time and fuel. The solution that was reached is
Modern Flower Child creates original jewelry with a natural and unique look, made with resin with dried natural flowers, herbs, leaves and other organic materials. In each of these pieces of handmade jewelry you will find an original design, paying homage to the beautiful things that nature offers us. Sarah Smith lives in Oregon and
Shutterstock Image While more than 815 million people go hungry in the world, in Spain more than 600 million kilos of food go to landfills every year. It is the sum of what families throw away. In the United States, that translates to $1,800 a year of food thrown away per family. To reverse this
Have you ever considered living without money? Meeting your needs by bartering with friends and strangers? Trading favors for some food? Well, this is how the German Heidemarie Schwermer has lived for 20 years, and ensures that she has been doing great since she lives with less. This is demonstrated by the documentary “ Living
Deforestation in the legal Amazon increased 64% in the first seven days of May 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. An analysis of data from Inpe’s Deter system reveals deforestation alerts in 261 km2 of the biome as of May 7 – the highest record of the period in the last 10 years.