A zero waste grocery store…. online !

A zero-waste grocery store …. online! Some end up in our oceans, in our forests or just about anywhere but … in our garbage cans! At this rate, the “blue planet” is about to become the waste planet. Their excessive production does not facilitate their recycling, which is not always simple and automatic. Food Waste:…

India : Trains running on solar energy

India : Trains running on solar energy Greenhouse gas emissions are a major problem in our society. Rising average temperatures, glacier retreat, extreme weather events are the consequences of rising CO2 emissions. To combat these phenomena, several solutions can be put in place. For example, solar renewable energy can be one of the factors of…

The gold from electronics waste recycled into jewelry!

The gold from electronic waste recycled into jewelry! The manufacture of our technological equipment (television, cellular phones, (laptops) requires special materials such as gold or lithium. However, the conditions under which these minerals are extracted are often the subject of controversy. Indeed, gold mining is not without consequences. This industry is often talked about because…

Aging with friends in Denmark

Aging with friends in Denmark   Although there are several ways to cope with old age (through family care, for example, or by being independent in the home), it is the option of placement in a retirement home that is most frequently used. Nevertheless, this choice may lead to contentious situations and several spillover effects.…

Quebec: Environmentally Responsible Fly Larvae 

Quebec: Environmentally Responsible Fly Larvae  Fight against overexploitation of resources and waste to offer a sustainable alternative in the food industry: this is the final goal of the young company Entosystem. Located in Sherbrooke, the company produces each day 100 kg of fly larvae intended for feeding to animals.  Flies as a protein source? Fly larvae are…

Fashion trades for all

Fashion trades for all Initially, Nadine Gonzalez created the ModaFusion brand by employing prostitutes and ex-prisoners to reintegrate Brazilian women into society. Subsequently, she turned to education and decided to build a free fashion school, Casa Geração, in the heart of the Vidigal favela in Rio de Janeiro. Then Nadine Gonzalez returned to France and…