Sustainable innovations implemented around the world which may be of interest to improve the work in Bio-districts, Eco-regions and all living territories.
ECO-AGROTOURS - A SPECIALIZED TRAVEL AGENCY FOR ECOLOGICAL AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN SPAIN
With its headquarters in a mountainous town of Huesca (Aragon Region), the Ecoagrotours Travel Agencyis a proposal made by rural Spain to market agro-tourism and ecotourism as products based on the principles of sustainable development. The Agency combines two areas:
• Ecotourism intended as an environmentally responsible tourism practice, in order to enjoy, appreciate and observe natural attractions and any cultural manifestation of the present and the past with a view to their conservation. All this promoting the active participation of local populations within a model of sustainable development of the environment...MORE
In May 2020, the European Commission has adopted the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and an associated Action Plan - a comprehensive, ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems by 2030 with benefits for people, the climate and the planet. The Strategy addresses the main drivers of biodiversity loss, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and with the objectives of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Launching the Strategy, the European Commission states that Biodiversity demands for...MORE
RECYCLING PLASTIC AND GLASS WASTE INTO ROOFING TILES IN KENYA
The Eco Blocks and Tiles company has improved waste management in Kenya by recycling plastic and glass waste into eco- friendly, cost-effective, durable, mold- resistant and beautiful roofing tiles. These tiles are 100% recyclable at their end life. The Eco tiles are more durable, lighter and easier to transport and install than concrete or clay ones. The Eco Tiles are available in different colours including brick red, brown, charcoal black and forest green. The Eco Blocks and Tiles company was founded in 2016 by Hope Mwanake, environmental scientist and entrepreneur, in collaboration with Kevin Mureithi. The company was born from ...MORE