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Good Ideas Are Awarded

Good ideas are awarded

SetteGreen, the attachment distributed every month together with Sette, the weekly of Corriere della Sera, has displayed last December, at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, the most virtuous and eco-friendly products and services of the year, on shortlist for…

Too Much Waste Lets Think Of It Even While Watching A Movie

Too much waste lets think of it even while watching a movie

According to scientists, an entire planet and a half isn’t enough anymore. The planet’s ecological footprint is far greater than the natural resources we are consuming. Two researchers – William Rees and Mathis Wackernagel – introduced first the idea of…

How Many Things Can You Do With Coffee

How many things can you do with coffee

As all the Italians well know, you can do several things with coffee: espresso and cappuccino, coffee ice cream, coffee shake, Irish coffee or coffee cake. Each of our fellow citizens have surely at least a nice memory connected to…

The Magic Of Alpine Houses

The magic of alpine houses

Simple, nice building projects are expressly designed to live on top of mountains: wood and stone cottages – explotinig sun and wind –, which allow you to enjoy easily the wonderful sight on the mountains. The most famous houses of…

Conveying Ideas

Conveying ideas

It is called La Casa EcoLogica (i.e. the Green House) and it is the largest travelling exhibit in Europe devoted to green building and energy saving issues. It has been designed and organized by the German body Energie und Umveldzentrum…

Bills? The Advantages Of Purchasing In Groups

Bills? The advantages of purchasing in groups

A new collective experience is offering several Italian families the chance of reducing the impact of energy bills on their budgets. It is called abbassa la bolletta (i.e. reduce your bill) and it is a light and gas purchasing group…

The Power Of Organic Based Photovoltaic (OBPV) Cells

The power of organic based photovoltaic (OBPV) cells

The photovoltaic cells produced in the last years are organic-based, because they exploit exceptionally the conductivity and the absorption properties of some special organic semiconductors. Their potentiality in architecture and in several industrial fields is remarkable. ObPV cells can be…

Lets Insulate But Wisely

Lets insulate but wisely

In Great Britain, the BBC is raising a question, which is worth to consider: due to the increasing summer heat, those houses, insulated thanks to the Green Deal (the British incentives scheme), can become uninhabitable in July and August, in…

Green Job? More Collaboration!

Green job? More collaboration!

Things change incredibly quickly. Especially if we consider economic and social development. The most important event in Italy dedicated to the evolution of corporate responsibility towards sustainable innovative scenarios, the Hall of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and social innovation that…

From Sheep To Wool

From sheep to wool

Have you ever wondered how many miles does a wool sweater do, before arriving in your closets? How that interweaving of threads can create soft and enveloping clothes? Wool is indispensable to protect from the cold and is ideal for…