A trend towards using plastic parts in electrical and electronic goods is causing a headache for the recycling industry…
In an effort to reduce waste, New York joined California and Hawaii on the ban of single-use plastic bags. FEMAIL rounds up stylish recyclable totes.
Czech farmer Terezie Daňková raises cattle and sheep on a 450 ha. ranch in Southern Bohemia. She rents most of the land she farms. Every year the shape of her farm shifts a little when the tenancy agreements are renewed in a dizzying dance involving over 100 different landowners.
Agroforestry offers benefits for animal welfare and soil fertility. Terezie is not only a farmer but also a member of the committee that is preparing agroforestry for Czech law. And that is why Louise Kelleher spoke to her about the Kafkaesque barriers to agroforestry in the Czech Republic, the subsidies conundrum, land tenure and the disproportionate number of Czech farmers who work on the farm, compared to non-farming landowners. Often the city-dwelling grandchildren of those who originally worked the land, the present-day landowners have a very different attitude to land use.
Jacques Lanners has spent his entire carreer within the global high-tech engineering group CERATIZIT, from R&D engineer at Cérametal S.àr.l. to Chairman of the Executive Board of CERATIZIT S.A., through positions in engineering, production and management. He has a rich board experience, as board member of FEDIL, Luxembourg Science Centre and Da Vinc, as Chairman of the supervisory board of Losch Group, as Chairman of the board of LIST and of LPEM (Lycée Privé Emile Metz) as well as Vice Chairman of the board of Luxexpo the Box.
If you were to create a pile of all the LPs, cassettes and CDs you ever owned how big would it be? Where are they all now? Did you throw them out? Recycle them?The impact of technology on the environment is massive – both positive and negative.