Number # 31

Renewable Matter

2020 May

A special issue on Soil: regeneration, bioeconomy, sustainable agriculture and struggle for soil protection, among the topics covered. With interviews with Natalia Rodríguez Eugenio (FAO), David R. Montgomery (Washington University), Massimo Centemero (CIC).

Desertification: Is Europe on the Brink of a Soil Crisis?

Desertification, spurred by soil exploitation and climate change, is today an increasing threat also in Europe. Measures to prevent it are not enough. A coordinated strategy is lac...

The future of protein

Industrial production of meat from intensive farming is increasingly unsustainable, and faces heavy criticism for the conditions in which animals are raised and slaughtered, for th...

Amazon, Do not destroy

The first law in the world banning the destruction of returned or unsold products has been passed in France. This happened following the wave of indignation unleashed after the rel...

Soil is Vital

It is not easy to describe how important soil is for life. All the different types of soil that exist are composed of very complex systems. Their importance and value can only be u...

Circular Antivirus

We’re facing the greatest economic crisis in history. But the wise always know how to turn a difficult time into a moment of opportunity. This is the first time we have had such a ...

Falling in Love with SDG’s and the New Green Deal

Ladeja Godina Košir is the Chair of CG of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform (ECESP), Founder & Executive Director of Circular Change and co-leader of the Research ...

RE Soil Foundation. Under our Feet, our Wealth

Re Soil Foundation kicks off, its objectives include transforming into a valuable asset the reintroduction of carbon into the soil. It is all about paying attention to the soil. A ...

Earth Regeneration for Human Health

How to recognize existing connections between soil health, food quality and humans’ health from a systemic perspective? We asked to some scientists and experts: Franco Fassio of th...

PrimaLoft: Responsibility of Materials

The outdoor apparel sector is in a full green revolution. Today it is impossible to be on the market without a circular and sustainable rethinking of materials and processes. A key...

Beyond recycling: the Copenhagen Circularity Lab

Copenhagen Circularity Lab – described by its organizers as a “platform for participatory innovation towards a more circular economic model” – is a one-of-a-kind experiment that ai...