RETRO GREENCO: 10 tips for a sustainable living in 2023 (4)
Thus, you are going to read next the best posts on sustainability published in this blog over more than three years. And guess what? From now on, you shall get to know much better about SUSTAINABILITY.
1 - Meet the 18 nootropics that can boost your brain!
Nootropics have been used by humans for centuries when they were just natural substances extracted from plants and roots. Their main function is to increase brain cognitive capacity. In addition to the natural ones, there are synthetic nootropics as well. Read more.
2 - Rain gardens: sustainable idea that saves communities
Rain gardens are native shrubs, flowers planted in a small depression, generally formed on a natural slope. They are designed to retain rainwater that comes from roofs, driveways, sidewalks, or lawns. They use the biological activity of plants and microorganisms in the removal of pollutants from rainwater.
3 - Stonemeal: an excellent alternative to reduce fertilizer usage!
Stonemeal is a technique used to increase soil fertility by reducing the use of chemical fertilizers. The method consists of using the powder of various types of rock in the cultivation soils. Learn more about this practice that is not recent, but is still very current.
4 - Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction: join it!
The UN designated 29 September as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, due to the critical role that sustainable food production plays in promoting food security and nutrition worldwide. A new platform will ease the struggle against hunger that affects poor people and the environment as well.
5 - Meet CityTree, the tree-bench that replaces 275 trees!
Mainly in big cities, you may notice that there is not much room to plant more trees downtown. The more trees, the more air is filtered. So it gets easier to breathe good air. That’s why a German startup designed CityTree, the tree-bench that plays the same role as 275 trees in cleaning the air!
6 - Geological impacts on human health and environment
Many people think that geology has nothing to do with studies relating to the origin, structure, composition, and other phenomena in the planet's crust. It's not like that. Geology, for example, has a significant influence on human health and the environment. Do you want to know how this process goes? Keep reading.
7 - Desalination will definitely end the freshwater shortage in the world!
What if there was enough freshwater worldwide? Desalination is already the key to make it happens. However, it is an expensive process, not to mention it impacts the marine environment as well. How to solve these issues? Keep reading.
8 - The bacterium that eats plastic is coming to help the environment!
Due to plastic's low cost, among other advantages, it is largely employed in a wide variety of products. However, It is no longer a big deal since plastic is one of the greatest polluters ever. Happily, this issue may be ending because there is a bacterium that loves plastic! Read on.
9 - Good news! Plastic is being banned from supermarkets at last!
When plastic bags began to be replaced by recycled bags in supermarkets, everyone celebrated. It was the first step. Now it's the packaging's turn. Dozens of supermarkets around the world are sticking to the new trend. Read and learn of one more idea to protect the environment from plastic!
10 - Meet Greenco Comfy: a comfortable and timeless outfit!
The new Greenco Comfy turns out to be an outfit that is not only light but timeless because it is thermal. Each piece is manually made by local seamstresses. The fabric is pure "Comfort Cotton" made, and also certified by "Better Cotton Initiative". Read more.