Posts Tagged ‘sostenibilita’

The easy way and the hard way

It's been more than fifteen months since I wrote «But is it really necessary to continue to grow?». In that article I asked myself if the model to pursue was really that of a continued economic growth, or rather it would better to build one based on quality of life and satisfying everybody's basic needs. My conclusion was that the cur [...]

Sustainable Fashion

Dario de Judicibus talks about fashion, ethics, sustainability and total reality in the III Forum on Fashion in Milan, «Sustainable fashion: between creativity and technology».

Banane insanguinate

Tutti noi conosciamo la marca Chiquita, quella delle banane con il bollino blu. Pochi sanno tuttavia come questa azienda, che nel 2005 risultava avere in mano il 26% della produzione mondiale di banane, una volta si chiamava American United Fruit Company (UFCO) ed è tuttora una delle maggiori multinazionali statunitensi. Bisogna sapere [...]

La minaccia fantasma

Negli ultimi anni i media hanno affrontato più volte quello che molti ritengono essere uno dei problemi sociali più scottanti della storia attuale del nostro paese e dell'Europa in genere, ovvero quello dell'immigrazione, soprattutto dall'Africa, dall'Asia e dal Sudamerica. Nessuno tuttavia sembra porsene uno molto più grave, anche se [...]

Waste-based economy

Accessories, spare parts, maintenance: three pillars of our economy, three significant sources of waste and garbage. Accessories are a huge business. Every time a company is delivering a new product or even a new model of a certain product, several accessories become obsolete. The old ones simply do not fit the new product. An example? Many [...]

The Story of Stuff – ...

ENGLISH TEXT I do not usually share someone else's video clips on my blog. If I wish to share a video with friends I use Facebook. I use my blog only for contents created by me or some collaborator of mine. In fact, I personally think that we should apply sustainability principles to web [...]

Un pieno di energia

Uno dei problemi più gravi che ha il nostro Paese è quello della forte dipendenza dal petrolio e della mancanza di una politica energetica valida. Per un Paese industrializzato l'energia è una componente essenziale e da essa dipende di fatto l'intera economia del Paese, compreso il costo della vita. Purtroppo, quando si affronta questo [...]

Sustainable Web

The first time I connected my computer to a network, it was on May 1984. The computer was an Amiga 1000, the network was a BBS by MC-Link, and the device I used to connect was a 300bps modem. Downloading a 10K image required a lot of time and since that connection occurred on a traditional telephonic line, it was very expensive too. There [...]

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