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BIOYVY srls was born from the passion of two brothers for a modern agriculture with low environmental impact. Curious and innovative, with their ethical and eco-sustainable agro business project they make the Diatomaceous known in Italy.
We are dedicated to making products that help people to easily transition to a plastic free hair and body care routine. We pride ourselves on having affordable prices making our products more accessible. We don’t use any single use plastic and reduce plastic and waste in our supply chain as much as possible. We also ensure all of our products are sustainably sourced.
We are ŪKAI modern and innovative socks brand that reduce plastic from the oceans. We created socks that have positive environmental impact on our Earth and people. Each ŪKAI sock pair funds the reduction of 51 plastic bottles!
Our company is in Sardinia in the geographical sub-region called Marmilla (whose name derives from the vast rounded hills in the area, resembling breasts) in the municipality of Tuili.
Making watches with wood as the main material. When it comes to creating products made from wood, research points to the significant advantage that wood has over comparable materials.
BUMI was born to celebrate the abundance of natural materials that our beautiful planet has to offer. We believe that everything we need is already here. Our products are handmade with love, in small batches in our kitchen in London to maintain the quality and freshness that you deserve in your skincare.
Sipeco supplies bamboo drinking straws worldwide for professional and personal use as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic straws, all natural and reusable.
Its a never seen before, outstanding peace of award winning design. Created for our own kids it has the highest standards and best features we could come up with. The bike is safe, got a clean look and the health protecting design offers endless fun for our all new generation.
Re.Lab – Project is a sustainable fashion project that combines the garments we wear with the values we believe in. Through the circular and sustainable practice, the recovered clothes are transformed, by means of a creative intervention, into articles of clothing that can be re-marketed with the advantage of not having to draw on new resources.
LAST NEWS FROM FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH
22 January 2021
“Id.Eight” the sneakers made with fruit peels, whose packaging contains a bomb of seeds ready to be planted and spread biodiversity
The sneakers are produced in Italy and are made with materials deriving from the transformation of fruit waste, from apple peels to pineapple leaves to marc (grape stalks and skins).
20 November 2020
The benefits of the Vine sap in Pheal Natural Cosmetics
The sap of the vine, capable of giving immediate brightness to the skin, is the basic ingredient of Pheal, a company of high quality natural cosmetics born with the aim of creating effective cosmetics, friends of the skin, the environment and the planet.
12 November 2020
The basis of the new agriculture. Discovering Crysil PD and Crysil SC
A completely natural land, composed of fossil microalgae and volcanic ash, all substances with a very low environmental impact, capable of increasing agricultural yield.Its name is Diatomaceous Earth. To introduce it in Italy is the Bioyvy company of Palermo. An idea that was born thanks to the Colletta brothers’ passion for agriculture.
31 October 2020
MuMa Museum of the Sea in Milazzo, created to educate and reflect on the importance of the relationship between man and sea
Rediscover the harmony between man and sea through science and art. This is the goal of MuMa, the Museum of the Sea of Milazzo, a magical place that was born following the discovery of the body of the sperm whale Siso, who died in the summer of 2017 off the Aeolian Islands, because he was trapped in a net from illegal fishing.
31 July 2020
Neel Tamhane: the idea of solar home systems to enable energy trade
Neel Tamhane is a solar energy innovator, work in India on designing new solutions to build a clean and affordable energy future for the world. He is the product manager of “SPACE10”, a project that builds an interconnected mesh of the solar home systems to enable energy trade.
16 July 2020
Oilalà wins the “Best in Class” award as the best Monocultivar oil in the Japan Olive Oil Prize
The Apulian company Oilalà wins the “Best in Class” award as the best Monocultivar oil in the Japan Olive Oil Prize, the famous international competition of extra virgin olive oil, which was held in Tokyo.
POSITIVE NEWS FROM THE CHANGING WORLD
9 January 2021
It also cleans the air as it travels on hydrogen: Mirai the new Toyota car whose name in Japanese means “future”
It’s called “ Mirai ” and it’s the new born in Toyota . A hydrogen car that also cleans the air as it moves. Strange to say, but this is possible thanks to a catalyst filter incorporated in the air intake: while the latter is drawn into the vehicle to power the fuel cell, an electric charge on the non-woven filter element captures microscopic particles of pollutants
18 December 2020
“Now” stories of six young climate activists. The work of the German photojournalist Jim Rakete presented at the Giffoni 50 winter Edition
Is called Now – A film for climate justice the documentary by the German photographer Jim Rocketsdedicated to young climate activists. Chosen to kick off # Giffoni50 – Winter edition, on 12 December last, it will be possible to watch live streaming, with subtitles in Italian, Sunday 20 December, at 17, on the platform Wanted zone.
11 December 2020
Tasmania powered by 100% renewable energy. 2040 goal: reach 200% renewable energy
Tasmania is one of the few places in the world wholly powered by renewable energy. “Every Tasmanian should be proud that our state is the first in Australia and one of the few jurisdictions in the world to achieve this, while maintaining a key commitment from the 2018 elections,” announced Guy Barnett, energy minister for the country. ‘island.
4 December 2020
Leaf Community: the first eco-sustainable community in Italy. The Loccioni company created it
The first eco-sustainable community in Italy, where you live in a zero-impact house, move with electric vehicles, study in a solar-powered school. An ambitious project which is located on the banks of the Esino river, in Angeli di Rosora, in the province of Ancona. Its name is Leaf Community.
27 November 2020
The “green stars” of Michelin are born. After France and the Nordic countries, they also arrive in Italy
As has already happened in France and the Nordic countries, even the Italian edition of the Michelin Guide thinks of a recognition for the chefs who have adopted sustainable choices in their kitchens, with a careful eye on environmental protection, work ethic, correct supply chain relations and the fight against food waste. In fact, the new award that the Italian edition of the 2021 Michelin Guide reserves for greener restaurants is called “Green Stars”.
6 November 2020
Lana Del Rey donates the proceeds of her new poetry book to bring clean water to Navajo communities
The American singer-songwriter and model Lana Del Rey donated $ 350,000 for the construction of water and solar systems in the territories inhabited by the Navajo, one of the most vulnerable communities in the United States that still, in 2020, lives in precarious conditions, without light and drinking water.
8 October 2020
Italy is the most plastic free country in Europe. Stop with disposable plates, glasses and balloons
No more plastic plates, straws and cutlery by 2021 in Europe. In Italy, however, we take a step forward: goodbye also to glasses and balloons.
28 July 2020
Milan greener city with the Forestami project
Three million trees by 2030 around the city of Milan. This is the objective of the project that bears the name of Forestami, born on the initiative of the Municipality of Milan and the Metropolitan City.
17 July 2020
46 million dollar for sustainable development projects. The idea of U.S. congregations of Dominican sisters
An investment fund for over 46 million dollars for sustainable development projects. The idea was born from Sixteen U.S. congregations of Dominican sisters.