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The hidden treasure of WEEE
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The hidden treasure of WEEE

From left: Danilo Bonato, Giovanni Azzone, Mattia Pellegrini E-Waste Lab is the project started in January 2012 by the ReMedia Consortium with the aim of maximizing the recycling value of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and increasing the quantity of rare earths and metals precious items obtained from the collected and recycled WEEE

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Does composting pollute?

It is well known that with composting we can take organic matter waste to transform it into food for the garden but it is easy to say that composting does not pollute! Through a fermentation process, the organic component of the waste is converted into a stable portion called compost.
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Leftover panettone, how to recover it

The holidays are now over but we still have a lot of panettone to dispose of in the pantry! Throwing them away would be a real shame, the only alternative is to find a way to recycle them. Fortunately, there are many ways to recover the leftover panettone. In this regard we will show you some recipes to enjoy the panettone even if it is no longer fragrant.
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The recovery of rare earths

With the recovery of rare earths, the production costs of technological devices decrease, the environmental impact decreases and the resources of our planet are preserved. Rare earths are materials widely used in the production of everyday technology: lithium, uranium, phosphorus and other rare metals which, after extraction, undergo a cumbersome refining process.
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How to differentiate the glass correctly

Many mistakes are made in the separate collection of glass that can be avoided! In this regard, we will show you how to differentiate glass correctly, thus contributing to the reduction of the environmental footprint. It should be noted that proper separate collection will help municipal administrations to contain the costs of disposing of urban waste.
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How to recycle leftover pasta

Do you have any pasta left over? Woe to throw it in the garbage! Of course, heated pasta does not taste good at all, but it can become the basic ingredient for tasty and flavourful preparations. We have already shown you the recipe for pasta omelette, now we will offer you other recipes with leftover pasta that will not even seem like a recycle.
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The creative recycling of WEEE

Creative recycling of WEEE waste is a very common practice among DIY enthusiasts and among the most ardent fans of environmental sustainability. Through the creative recycling of WEEE it is possible to give life to a great variety of objects that can have an aesthetic or better, artistic value or objects of daily use.
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Crafting with waste materials: DAMSS hosted by Abamente

Creating with waste textile material is the goal of Daniela and Marco, whose works represent the encounter between art and the ethics of recovery. From February 20 to 23 these two artists return for the second time to Fiera di Vicenza, proposing a creative look to the future: recovering old values ​​from a discarded material to recognize new expressive meanings.
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Why recycle paper?

Why recycle paper? Paper recycling is important for several reasons which can be summarized in two fundamental concepts: - the more paper we are able to recycle, the fewer trees will be felled - with the recycling of paper, fewer resources are consumed both in economic and energy terms.
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Separate collection of WEEE

Separate collection of WEEE is increasingly 'heavy' according to data from ReMedia, one of the main consortia in the sector. In 2013, the total collection of Waste from Electrical and Electronic Appliances increased by 2.9 compared to 2012, exceeding the quota of 42 thousand tons. Tell me what you throw away and I'll tell you who you are.
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How to recycle stale bread

Kitchen leftovers can become the main ingredients of different dishes. Just as mushroom stems can give life to a splendid cream, with stale bread it is possible to prepare bruschetta, Neapolitan freselle, breadcrumbs and canederli. Today we will see how to recycle stale bread to prepare excellent dumplings for roasting.
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How to reclaim eternity, all the procedures

An asbestos roof that disperses fibers above the values ​​allowed by current regulations, must be remediated by specialized people, in order to ensure maximum safety for the environment. In this regard we will show you how to reclaim eternit following the procedure based on the type of intervention to be applied.
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How to recycle leftover bars of soap

How many times have we thrown away the remains of soap? They become so small that they can no longer be used. In this regard, we will show you how to recycle the soap bars, following our instructions. How to recycle the soap bars, a new soap. it will have melted, pour it into a mold and let it cool for a couple of hours As soon as the soap has solidified, remove it from the mold Here is a new bar of soap obtained from the scraps of soap bars.
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One against zero: ecological island in the shop for WEEE

Ecological island in the shop if you have to dispose of a WEEE. Yes, on April 12 the new legislation on electronic waste finally came into force, which makes life easier for consumers and helps fight the phenomenon of illegal landfills. The novelty is the introduction of the One against Zero principle for small WEEE in stores with a sales surface greater than 400 square meters.
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How to make fertilizer at home

Do you want to make the soil in your garden more fertile without having to resort to chemical fertilizers? Many do not know that organic waste, considered a source of pollution, is an indispensable resource for the environment; in fact, they allow us to produce compost, a natural fertilizer rich in nutrients for our plants.
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Recycling of Refrigerators

The recycling of refrigerators is a process of crucial importance for the recovery of raw materials. The disposal of refrigerators falls within the R1 grouping of WEEE, waste from electrical and electronic equipment: the recycling chain includes a phase of collection, disassembly and processing of the recovered raw materials.
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Exhausted batteries and accumulators: collection on the rise

The exhausted batteries collected are 31.8% of the new portable batteries and accumulators placed on the market. What happens to the others? They escape the count because they are probably not collected, at least not in an organized way, and end up in landfills together with unsorted waste or who knows where.
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How to dispose of plasterboard

To dispose of plasterboard regularly, it is necessary to comply with the legislation that sees such waste destined for landfills for special non-hazardous waste: Legislative Decree. This material, widely used in do-it-yourself but also in construction for its convenience and simplicity processing and installation, it risks being thrown into the cellar forever if you do not arrange for disposal.
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Waste dehydrator, pros and cons

About 80 percent of the mass of wet waste is given by water; a waste dehydrator reduces the volume of organic substances by eliminating the aqueous component. The waste dehydrator acts as a dryer that eliminates up to 80 percent of water, reducing the weight and volume of waste and avoiding the onset of bad odors.
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How to separate household waste

Differentiating household waste means preserving and maintaining natural resources, to our advantage, the environment in which we live; it means reusing, reusing and enhancing waste, from paper to plastic, glass, wood, medicines, exhausted batteries, thus helping to give us back a “naturally” richer environment.
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