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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 believe that there is no more time and nothing to wait for. Everyone of us should do their part to REDUCE the footprint and save our planet. We also believe that the planet doesn’t need us, we need a healthy planet for our species to survive.
For three generations our company has been feeding citrus fruits, olive trees, almond groves and vineyards with sun and Sicilian water.
A fashionable attitude, a conviction for sustainability and the responsible use of resources form the core pillars of this Munich brand. AA Gold designs beautiful and fashionable garments inspired by the strong silhouettes of traditional asian clothing. The brand incorporates zero waste principles in its design and production processes.
LAST NEWS FROM FRIENDS FOR THE EARTH
30 April 2021
In Italy, the initiative of the “Ritorno alla Natura” agriturismo which promotes sustainable mobility by offering clean energy to its customers
An agriturismo where you can recharge your electric car is an operation that has never been easierIn. Italy there are those who invest in sustainable mobility, as in the case of the Ritorno alla Natura agriturismo located in one of the wonderful hills of the Marche region, just outside Recanati, the birthplace of the poet Giacomo Leopardi.
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
23 April 2021
From Canada a new program that uses satellite technology to detect illegal fishing vessels
Canada launches a $ 7 million program that uses new satellite technology to combat illegal fishing. It is a special type of device used to locate and track vessels which, in order to carry out illegal fishing
15 April 2021
Rome, Tevere River: One hundred kilos of plastic a day that don’t end up in the sea thanks to plastic catcher barriers
From October 2019 to April 2020, they made it possible to collect 2.3 tons of waste on the Tiber River in RomeIt is the plastic catcher barriers project which, launched in 2019, is giving more than positive results.
9 April 2021
Vegetable meat printed in 3d. The patent is from an Italian researcher
A 3D printable meat that tastes like steak but isn’t. In fact, it is composed of plant products such as peas, algae and beetroot. The idea was born from an intuition of Giuseppe Scionti, 31, an Italian biomedical engineer who works and teaches at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, creator of a patent now taken over by Nova Meat
2 April 2021
“No music on a dead planet.” The motto of the Music Declares Emergency movement, carried out by internationally renowned artists including Radiohead, the Pretenders and Billie Eilish
It’s called Music Declares Emergency movement that a group of influential artists and music industry people are taking to urge governments to take action to protect the Earth. Among them Radiohead, the Pretenders, Billie Eilish, but also important and famous record labels such as Abbey Road, Warner, Universal Production Music, Virgin EMI and Warner Music UK.
16 March 2021
European Union, with the next CO2 regulations from 2035, only electric vehicles could be sold
Pascal Canfin, President of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, said: “The CO2 standard will be so strict that, in the current state of petrol and diesel engine technology, thermal powertrains will not they will be more able to meet the new limits”
12 March 2021
Climate and emissions, EU Parliament approves border tax against CO2 relocation
MEPs have proposed to apply a price on the CO2 emissions of some goods imported into the EU, if they come from countries with less ambitious climate standards. This would create a global level playing field, as well as an incentive for European and non-European industries to decarbonise, in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.
5 March 2021
Recycle 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.