Prachatice – project: Let’s talk organic waste
Bioodpad řešíme společně (Let’s talk organic waste) project in the town of Prachatice was an occasion to include the public, schools and businesses in waste management. The aim was to develop and use investments effectively, and show the right processes of organic waste management, in the town and at home.
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A number of French towns are introducing free public transport on selected days in order to fight heavy traffic, air pollution and social inequalities. The action aims to motivate people to use public transport more often and protect the environment. Public transport is completely free of charge for the inhabitants of the seaside town of Dunkirk.
The British construction company Archiblox incorporates the best environmentally friendly design processes and technological innovations into its projects of prefabricated houses. This minimizes energy consumption, makes houses carbon positive and reduces the carbon footprint. Sliding garden walls regulate the amount of sunlight indoors.
Protection of cultural heritage and sustainability are taken into account in the development of King’s Cross in the heart of London. In the area of 67 ha, 50 buildings, 1,900 houses, 20 new streets and 10 new parks have been built. The development included energy-efficient buildings, green transport solutions and a tree planting programme. The 30,000 people who live, work or study in the area are a living proof that sustainable solutions improve lives.
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