Waste Not, Want Not


There is a free lunch! On September 19, Tristram Stuart will feed 5,000 New Yorkers a free lunch, using ingredients that would have otherwise been thrown away. Stuarts tasty meal (really!), known as “Feeding the 5000,” serves to highlight the fact that each year 1.3 billion tons, at least one-third of all food produced, is wasted. He has put on similar events in cities from London to Nairobi, including items like mango smoothies and potato curry. As a teenager growing up in England, Stuart collected more

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Storm-related work generating opportunities.

Most remodelers who respond to storms find business booming despite associated risks.

Hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and other natural disasters accounted for more than $110 billion in damages in 2012, one of the costliest years on record, according to the National Climatic Data Center.

This spring, Moore, Okla., was destroyed by a massive EF5 tornado, which took the lives of more than 20 people. Nearly 91,000 Oklahoma residents have filed claims since the storm, and insurance payouts have topped $1 billion. In comparison, Hurricane Sandy caused approximately $70 billion in losses and hundreds of millions in insurance claims in 2012.


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Now start acting EU sanctions

June 15 in Brussels confirmed the decision last year. According to the official explanation, Belarus has not changed the case for trade union rights in the matter of freedom of association. Meanwhile, as noted by the European Commission, is an integral part of EU trade policy. Cancel preferences, according to Brussels, will affect 10 percent of Belarusian exports. Preferential policies of the European Union extended, for example, such as the Belarusian products and mineral fertilizers, timber, textiles, odezhku. From this it follows that the sanctions will affect, namely, light industry.In "Bellegprom" know about it and predict economic loss. Assistant Manager

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Export of small arms Izhmash in the U.S. was 2.7 million dollars in 8 months

MOSCOW, September 19. (ARMS-TASS). NGO "Izhmash" (part of the corporation "Russian Technologies"), on the eve of the gunsmith summarized the interim results of a 2012 According to ARMS-TASS, the press service of the company, the first 8 months of this year, released by 11 percent. more firearms than in all of 2011 are forecast to rise by year-end production of weapons-grade will be 56 percent.

Large volumes of production "Izhmash" still exports to the United States. At the end of eight months, according to the source, the amount of goods shipped to the United States more than

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Export of grain in Russia was 20% more

According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, there has been an increase in grain exports in the current year by twenty percent.


Now, its volumes are expressed in the number of 6,417,000 tons.

In the domestic market of Russia from 2 to 8 September in the European part of track trends, leading to a slight strengthening of the pricing policy for milling wheat third and fourth grade.

This is due to the advent of high export demand.

The rise in price of wheat 3rd grade is expressed

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The economy is pushing the Italians on suicide

A recent report by the Committee for the Protection of Human Rights found that in the first quarter of 2013, the number of suicides in Italy, the cause of which is the economic situation has increased by 40 percent compared to last year.

 Representatives of Health of Italy reported that the financial problems in the recession affected the country are pushing people to commit suicide.

On Saturday, the director is in the hospital of San Andrea Roman Centre for Suicide Prevention Maurizio Pompeii said: "We are seeing that some individuals with suicidal tendencies report

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The headquarters and offices on wheels

The company "GAZ Group"Mobile staff introduced systems for the Russian Interior Ministry and the Federal Migration Service at the 15th International Exhibition"Interpolitex-2011. "

 Photo source:vpk-news.ru

In addition, the exhibition "GAZ Group" forward-looking SUVs, including the machine-terrain four-wheel drive car based on the "Sable" GAZ-27527, intended for the organization of the Ministry of Interior in impassable areas, and fire tanker and tractor made in the new Heavy truck chassis "Ural-6370".

Roll control room staff on the basis of "Business Gazelle", made for the Interior Ministry, can be used as an operational headquarters during public events, as well

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Net profit of KAMAZ has grown by 31 times

Net profit of "KAMAZ" in the first half of 2012 amounted to 2.734 billion rubles, according to the official press release Russia's largest truck manufacturer. In comparison with January-June last year, the net profit of "KAMAZ" has increased more than 31 times, and in January-June 2011, the automaker earned 87 million rubles.

As explained in the press release, the profit growth was impacted by increase in sales on the domestic market, launching programs to improve efficiency, and bringing to market new models.

Proceeds of "KAMAZ" in the first six months of 2012 increased 28 percent to 56.513 billion

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The number of poor people in Russia decreased by 16 percent

The number of people with incomes below the subsistence minimum in Russia fell in the first quarter of 2012 by 16.6 percent compared to the same period in 2011. This was reported in press release Rosstat. The number of poor was 19.1 million, or 16.1 percent of the total population.

The subsistence minimum for the first three months of 2012 rose by 1.6 percent to 6307 rubles. The minimum for able-bodied citizen is 6827 rubles, pensioner — 4963 rubles, and the child — 6070 rubles.

The average net income per capita in the first quarter amounted to 18.9

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America is going through an identity crisis

Study financially supported Foundation Linda and Harry Bradleyav (Linde and Harry Bradley Foundation) from the town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, because he received the title of "Project Bradleyav" (Bradley Project on America’s National Identity). The report, first posted in June, has the title "E Pluribus Unum" (Unity with heterogeneous). This Latin phrase, which stands on one of the state attributes American country — so called Print majestic United States — was the official slogan of the country until 1956, when the U.S. Congress changed its English dictum "In God We Trust" (pin hopes on God).In 2007 creators of "Project Bradleyav" presentable

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