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Food waste in Italy

Food waste in Italy

A third of the food produced in the world is wasted, and in Italy alone this loss is worth as much as 9 billion euros a year. The European Union has come up with a precise definition of what constitutes food waste. EU Directive 2018/851 states that the concept of...

CARNIVAL BETWEEN FUN AND POLLUTION

CARNIVAL BETWEEN FUN AND POLLUTION

People know what’s happen? Every year, during carnival parades in the streets and in public places confetti is thrown by adults and children also from the papier-mâché wagons.People throw also streamers, colored foams and there is loud music; all this creates noise...

Public assembly No more fires Palermo

Public assembly No more fires Palermo

In the past year, a city initiative was born to address the social, environmental and political aspects of this emergency. In recent months, our region (Sicily) has been hit by numerous fires that have destroyed thousands of hectares of land, causing irreparable...

At risk 109 specific food products from Sicily

At risk 109 specific food products from Sicily

How is it possible that in a few years typical products can disappear? Whose fault is it? The right answer is climate change. The BonusFinder Italy team conducted a study that looked at all regions of Italy (and thus Sicily as well) and identified which food products...

Palermo plastic free

Palermo plastic free

Consistent effort and attention today will enable us to still have a Planet tomorrow. This is the slogan under which the plastic collection event is held in Foro Italico each year.On this occasion all volunteers of all ages and from various parts of the city dedicate...

What about soil

What about soil

Soil pollution is one of the most serious forms of pollution because it jeopardizes the presence of fertile soil and results in substantial disruption of ecosystems and serious loss of biodiversity. It consists of the presence of chemical and toxic agents that alter...

The summer of wildfires in Sicily

The summer of wildfires in Sicily

Hot summer but not only because of the heat but also because of the numerous fires Like every summer or maybe more we have had so many fires especially in Palermo and its province. Unfortunately, year after year these events occur more and more frequently causing...

Small steps for a better future

Small steps for a better future

Can we help our planet during the vacation on beach? Yes, you don't even have to work that hard, it requires just a few things and with a little desire we can do a good action for our planet.First thing would be to be aware that garbage should not be left on the...

Plastic pollution during Covid 19

Plastic pollution during Covid 19

Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues: the production of disposable plastic items is overwhelming our ability to manage them. Plastics made from fossil fuels are over a century old. The production and development of thousands of...

HOW CAN WE AVOID WASTING FOOD?

HOW CAN WE AVOID WASTING FOOD?

The reasons why food is thrown away are innumerable, but often very little sense. Food waste is a useless waste of resources, energy and money. Waste in the kitchen:When we talk about food waste in the usual sense, we mean the accumulation and/or preparation of food...

Today is World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day

What is World Environment Day and why is it celebrated? World Environment Day is a worldwide day of celebration proclaimed in 1972 by the United Nations General Assembly and is celebrated every year on June 5. Each edition has a theme as a common thread that links all...

The IIS Danilo Dolci is different

The IIS Danilo Dolci is different

Why is the institution syddenly cleaner? After various awerness projects aimed at the students of the Danilo Dolci Institute located in Partinico, the latter have become the protagonist of an initiative to promote separate waste collection. The initiative was born...

Not everything is what you expect!

Not everything is what you expect!

EVEN ELECTRIC CARS POLLUTE… Many think that by buying an electric car they can reduce the pollution of the planet compared to traditional cars. Electric cars pollute less from an atmospheric point of view, emitting about 75g/km which is equivalent to about 69% less...

EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY

Are there the other planets where man could live? Or we need to start taking care of our own planet Earth. Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. (To find out more about how it all began...

Sustainable Easter-how to be green during the holidays

Sustainable Easter-how to be green during the holidays

With the arrival of the holidays we often forget sustainability, we offer you the solution-here is a super delicious anti-waste recipe. To this idea we arrived by following one of The 7 WWF tips for a sustainable Easter How to use leftover Easter(chocolate) eggs? Make...

Bertolino: Where do you discharge?

Bertolino: Where do you discharge?

Partinico - The Nocella, located between the beaches of Trappeto and Balestrate, is now the focus of local media attention because of the results of its water analysis. The data are extremely discouraging since the level of phosphorous and ammonia present was found to...

Nature rebellion

Nature rebellion

An accident happened in the Marmolade glacier a group of tourists die. Marmolada-Unpredictable event caused by the melting of glaciers. We mix the two concepts of pollution and climate change but they are two different aspects of...