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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TO toxic waste production does not turn into a time bomb must be reliably buried. Relatively simple and economical way




Water collected on the ground, maybe a hundred years ago, slowly seeping through the Great Filter — soil and porous rocks and accumulate in large underground aquifers, free from any chemical and bacteriological contaminants. This drink water safely. But if we safely bury toxic waste petrochemical industries, we can lose an invaluable source of drinking water. Somewhere toxic substances that dumped many years ago, it was considered the safest way are

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Musorosobirateli. Harmful work neobhodimyy.obschestvu

As is well known, «Statistics know everything.» He knows it, and that about 1-2% of the people on the planet are busy collecting garbage. Approximate figure — not easy to get information about those who often do not have documents to work hard (and sometimes illegal) landfills and tries not to attract attention. These people earn their living by collecting waste and sorting them manually.

Today, the principal amount of garbage collectors is concentrated in countries where bad been established waste management, because there is, first, a lot of garbage produced, and secondly, lack the resources to process and,

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ECO-productive cities.

Auroville, a growing international township near Puducherry, known for its efforts in social and environmental sustainability is hosting a three-day workshop on ECO-Productive Cities. Distinguished national and international professionals in the field will share their vision and experiences addressing sustainable resource and waste management in the context ECO-Productive Cities.

Cities today are global ECO-predators, occupying 3-4% of the land surface. They consume 80% of its resources and discharge more wastes. And cities in India are growing, the scale and speed of today’s urbanization is unprecedented. An estimated 400 million people are living in cities today. By 2050 another 500 million

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VITAMIN flour, green fodder — all from timber waste

«Forest is the land of our clothes we undress her, not thinking about the consequences.» Very detailed image …

While writers and poets sing of the great miracle of nature — forest, loggers cut down this miracle, and every year more and more intense. Each logger knows that good for growing forests need not less than 100 years. But the woodcutters plan. And the implementation of the plan — it’s building materials and fuel, pulp and paper, cardboard and furniture. It is a natural industrial raw materials that chemists are unlikely to outperform in the near future. It is

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I wish to offer an original design clothes hangers.

For its production from waste sufficiently dried lumber board select length 70, a width 8 and a thickness of 2 cm, and three slats of the same length and thickness and width — 2.5 cm., But the length can be changed depending on the place where it will hang hanger

These blanks must be well handle a plane, and then clean with fine sandpaper to make the surface smooth.

For a complete set of parts necessary to manufacture or purchase and dowels (wooden cylinders) with a diameter of 10 mm

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Take garbage with surcharge

Municipal waste and sediment DOMESTIC SEWAGE complement each other well. Scientists from the Agricultural Institute of Dnepropetrovsk combine his invention contained therein organic and mineral substances and a good fertilizer. Simultaneously solves the PROBLEM OF DISPOSAL OF WASTE.

B. Shumilin

Animal Farm king Augeas was in disrepair when Hercules turned up with a proposal to clear the debris in one day. The king accepted the offer without hesitation boastful contractor, promising generous pay if the work is completed in time.

Hercules broke the opposing walls of the barnyard and formed passage directed the waters of two rivers — Alpheus

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Mogilev: Throw garbage where are sitting

1984 in Mogilev built plant, which processed municipal solid waste fertilizer. And 10 years have passed, in 1993 it mothballed. Official prerequisite dubbed lack of demand for the product processing — compost.Since 2003, the plant trying to revive. In the inspection of natural resources Mogilev City Executive Committee said that by the end 2008 Plant remodel. It will process the garbage on the new technology of bio cleaning. Meanwhile household waste dumped in the landfill for 28 km from Mogilev.Deputy Head of Inspection Igor Borodko does not see problems with the harsh industrial waste processing, but with difficult household:"Household waste

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How in the world are struggling with waste

More disciplined in environmental protection and waste disposal including Germans. They do not just throw out an empty pack of cigarettes, first remove it from the plastic film and the empty cups of yogurt initially separating foil. German offices and businesses certainly indicate on the package that their product is made from environmentally unblemished component. And on the goods in supermarketse certainly written where you want to throw away the packaging and whether it is subject to revision. Experts estimate that 84 percent of Germans separated from the total weight of waste paper and cardboard, 66 percent — a clamshell.

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In Grodno people just get used to sort garbage

Head of waste in the Grodno region began seven years ago Lida. Specifically, there appeared three separate containers: for plastic, glass and other types of waste.Now as stated Kazimir Bantsevich, similar practices adhere to all regional centers. Once a year in the field such makarom collected and sent to processors above 240 tons of paper, 100 tons of narrow metal, about 600 tons of the polymer (in primarily PET bottle), and about 15 tonnes of glass. Head of the municipal department of Housing area Jora Yarotskiy states that recycled materials are required to collect more. To do this, the area

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