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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.
Quppa provides a solution for the billion disposable cups that end on landfills every year. Quppa’ users always have a reusable cup available at their favorite coffee bar. When they want to get a coffee, they don’t have to think about bringing their own reusable, Quppa is already there.
We are a family of travelers: Deb and Fabrìs, passionate about photography and writing, parents of Edoardo, Greta, Jacopo and Margot, an adopted dog. A super curious family about the world.
We concentrate our efforts on a sustainable approach to grow grapes and produce wines of quality and great expressive force, which transmit the most important features of our territory. Some of our vineyards are certified organic, and the winery operates according to the production method by the Biological Control and Certification Body (BIOS).
Our vision of sustainability is based on the promotion of a healthy lifestyle by offering experiences related to the world of well-being and personal growth.
My blog “biopensiero” was born in 2017 with the aim of promoting a more sustainable lifestyle in harmony with the environment, respecting every living being.
All sneakers WAO have certified GO-Zero sole in degradable natural rubber, laces, labels and lining in organic cotton, insole in coconut fiber and natural silicone.
Our farm has always been attentive to respect for nature and sustainability. The Giallombardo extra virgin olive oil is a high quality oil produced in Sicily in the Costa di Bisaccia district in Partinico (Palermo), an area particularly suited for the Cerasuola cultivar.
We are on a mission to improve the conditions of the planet and people through a green vision and technological innovation in the fashion and sportswear industries. The Sneakers produced by ACBC are ecological, created with the best eco-friendly materials.
LAST NEWS FROM FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH
10 February 2021
Pheal joins the “One Tree Planted” project for global reforestation
The company Pheal, specialized in the production of cosmetics based on vine sap, joins the project of the non-profit association One Tree Planted, created to support the global reforestation program in the territories of North America, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
29 January 2021
Misadventure & Co: vodka made by recycling bakery products
An artisanal distillery that fights food waste by transforming baked goods into smooth vodka. A way not to throw away the muffins or bread from the day before.
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
5 March 2021
Recycling with bail for glass, plastic and aluminum bottles. The example of Lithuania.
Going from 34 to 92% of separate collection thus contributing to the protection of the planet. The experiment was successful in the small Baltic state of Lithuania, thanks to a bail system involving buyers and sellers.
17 February 2021
The Empire State Building says goodbye to fossil energy
The most famous skyscraper in the world becomes sustainable. This is the Empire State Building, which was born to challenge the mother of all crises, the Great Depression, is now ready for another collective rebirth, under the banner of environmentalism
5 February 2021
To support the protest of Indian farmers is mobilized singer Rihanna and not only
With the hashtag #farmersprotest preceded by a simple “Why don’t we talk about it?”, Published on her Twitter profile, the singer Rihanna has infuriated the government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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.