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SD Bulletin 60

Send date: 2013-09-03 09:00:40


SD bulletin 60
Sino-Italian Advanced Training Program September 2013
Coming Up Next at VIU

A rich season of Training activities on Sustainable Development  is about to start at the VIU TEN Center. The Municipality of Tianjin (TSTC) and the Ministry of Environmental Protection of P.R. China (MEP) will take part in the September session of the VIU Advanced Training Program.
NL20 on Plant and Food Biosecurity Now Online
The 20th issue of the Environmental Training Community Newsletter has been recently published and is now available online. The issue focuses on Plant and Food Biosecurity and was presented during the 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology, organized in Beijing from August 25-31 by the International Society for Plant Pathology under the Presidency of Professor Maria Lodovica Gullino.
Building a Single Market for Green Products
The “Green Single Market" package, promoted by the European Commission aims to provide comparable and reliable environmental information on green products, thus building confidence for consumers, business partners, investors and other company stakeholders.
Italy’s Best Practice on Paper Recycling
The 2012 report of Comieco, the Italian Consortium in charge of the collection and recycling of cellulose packaging, was presented in Rome last July.
Power Bumps Increase Sustainability in Shopping Centers
An international retail group, the French Auchan, has decided to test at car park of one of its shopping centers a new kind of speed bump able to capture part of the energy the cars produce by passing over it.
Gas from Renewable Electricity in Germany
The possibility to save the surplus of green electricity efficiently and independently of location by transforming it into methane gas and storing it in the natural gas network can be very important to guarantee a more effective use of renewable technologies.
Those who have installed a renewable energy system or a high energy efficiency building can now share their experience online thanks to this free access map.


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