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.…

An association buys land to make it a natural reserve!

An association buys land to make it a natural reserve! “A wildlife reserve is a natural area whose management is non-management, or free naturalness. The goal is to restore islands of untouched nature, areas of tranquility for wildlife and naturalness for vegetation. “ Launched ASPAS on its official website. ASPAS (Association for the Protection of…

Buses traveling thanks to sewage!

Buses traveling thanks to sewage! Northern Europe is world champion in clean transport. Moreover, the city of Oslo (Norway) aims to become a “car-free capital” by 2020. Their main objective is to restrict the traffic of cars in the city center. Sweden has put in place a public transport network, which operates only through renewable…

Food oils become biodiesel !

Food oils become biodiesel ! Oil and natural gas are the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions that warm the atmosphere. However, 95% of food oils used in restaurants or at home are usually incinerated, end up in the trash or in the sink. Misuse of used cooking oil is one of the main causes…

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…