Last February, FIRAB, the Italian foundation for research in organic and biodynamic farming, started a…
It’s the result of a research made by the portal lavorofatto.it – which follows the branch of household’renovation and maintenance – about the procedures in the choice of artisans and entrepreneurs for home reparation and renovation. The survey (5 thousand questionnaires were completed) shows that 60% of the contacts, quotations and analysis procedures and of the final selection, is now in the hands of women.
More and more women are becoming managers of home life.
They are particularly adept at cross-checking of data and offers, that’s why the control has moved to the female component of Italian families, after decades of male government. Some data: the most frequent requests are for carpenters (18% of the cases) followed by electricians (15%), bricklayers (13%) and plumbers (12%). Blacksmiths and painters follow with 10% of the assignments, while gardeners only represent 2% of the requests./p>
A biodynamic life
by Giuliana Zoppis
News, events, products and services for an innovative and conscious lifestyle:
all that can give an ecologic shift to everyday actions with responsibility, curiosity, creativity and the desire of improving us and the world we live in.
This is the section led by Giuliana Zoppis, architect, journalist and expert of ecodesign, biobuilding and socio-environmental sustainability. In 2006, together with Clara Mantica , she founded Best Up the first chain for promoting the sustainable living.