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How to report waste to the government
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How to report waste to the government

The government appeals directly to the Italian people to report waste and to suggest the most effective cuts to be made to reduce public spending. The Government therefore decided to involve citizens in the review of public spending through a special website. This online service gives each user the opportunity to submit their report which will probably be verified and maybe even receive an answer.

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1.2 billion Euros for Renewables

With the Ner300 program, more than 1.2 billion euros have been allocated to finance 23 highly innovative projects that have renewable energy as a protagonist. The money used as a source of finance is also green: it derives from the sale of 200 million emission allowances drawn from the New Entrants Reserve, as part of the Eu-Ets system.
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VHT: the community as a strategic resource

A green idea is certainly that of VHT - Varese Hoisting Technology, because it aims to revive the economy not by waiting for the big investor, perhaps from abroad, but by making a system of the energies of the territory and the community. The company was born in January 2012 in Bodio Lomnago (VA) with a share capital of 4 million euros: half guaranteed by local credit institutions and half paid by about forty people who believe in the project.
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How to report waste to the government

The government appeals directly to the Italian people to report waste and to suggest the most effective cuts to be made to reduce public spending. The Government therefore decided to involve citizens in the review of public spending through a special website. This online service gives each user the opportunity to submit their report which will probably be verified and maybe even receive an answer.
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Young people and green economy in Sardinia

Thirteen weeks of green economy lessons in European companies and institutions. The opportunity opens up to 45 young graduates from the province of Sassari thanks to the Leonardo da Vinci Project in collaboration with the University of Sassari. Objective: to create a team of protagonists of the 'green turning point' of North West Sardinia, and at the same time offer young people an experience of primary importance in the global job market.
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Green economy business ideas

The green economy is a business that is tempting in times of unemployment. It is no coincidence that it has an extra gear: 38.2 of hires in 2012 are due to companies that have invested in green technology. This is a figure that emerges from the GreenItaly 2012 report, according to which out of the total of over 631.
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The figure of the Food Manager is born

Who is the Food Manager? A professional figure who combines technical skills with managerial knowledge in the food supply chain. You become one with a master, the first in Italy was organized by the Carlo Catteneo LIUC University of Castellanza, which begins on January 21, 2013 in collaboration with the Italian Food Technology Association and the patronage of the Council of the National Order of Technologists food.
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EU, on the way to 100% clean energy

By 2050, Europe should achieve an energy system based entirely on renewables. The final destination is distant, the journey is long and there are several stages along the way. The short-term goals foresee a small turning point by 2020 and a more decisive one by 2030.
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Funding for green employment

In case you have missed it, know that the measures for the development of youth employment in the green economy set out in the Development Decree approved by the Government are in place. The circular that makes them feasible was in fact published in the Official Gazette on 25 January 2013. In essence, it is a Fund that provides subsidized loans for projects and interventions in the sectors of the green economy and in sectors of activity connected with the in the safety of the territory from hydrogeological and seismic risks.
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A little bit of Italy in the Gorgon Project

The operation of the Redscan laser scanners for the protection of the Gorgon module There is a lot of Italian work in the Gorgon project, the new plant for the extraction and liquefaction of natural gas (LNG) from gas reserves located off the western coast of Australia. One of the most important components of the plant, the first of the five modules intended for the generation of electricity, was in fact built in the GE Oil & Gas (General Electric Group) workshops in the Avenza district, in Massa Carrara.
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Geothermal Energy in the Globe

According to an analysis published in Pike Research, around 450 geothermal projects are under development worldwide. Once in operation, the geothermal plants will be able to produce 18 GW of electricity. The geothermal industry has experienced concrete growth only in recent decades. The projects under development involve 64 countries and it is estimated that only 10 percent of the projects envisage the setting up of the latest generation plants, the remaining 90 percent involve the construction of conventional geothermal plants, i.e. capable of obtaining energy from the strata shallower than the soil, without carrying out deep drilling procedures as envisaged with "deep drilling projects".
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The best job in the world

Earn 80,000 euros by living for six months on vacation. Gorgeous right? This is not a lottery but a competition launched by Tourism Australia. Called Best Job in the World, the competition was launched for the first time in 2009 and returns today with a noteworthy edition. The successful candidate will be paid a salary of 100,000 Australian dollars, equivalent to about 80,000 of our European currency; a paycheck of over 13,000 euros a month would not be bad right?
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Job advertisements: how to avoid the pitfalls?

Here is a series of useful tips in times of crisis to move safely and orient yourself in the universe of job advertisements. At a time when the search for a new job is made complex by the economic situation, it seems that offers are multiplying in the labor market that are not reliable.
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Smart Cities and Smart Home, the market doubles

The world population is growing fast, our cities are becoming more and more crowded and we need an effective strategy to intelligently “incorporate” this growth. Strategies are needed to optimize the use of resources, distribute them in a healthy way and build tools tailored to man.
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Brianza & Lavoro: Back to School

Work problem, work emergency, even a territory - such as Brianza - where unemployment has always revolved around the minimum physiological value experiences this concern as never before. Initiatives to promote employment and re-employment are born and we are happy to include them among our Green Ideas.
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Incentives for renewables, the country makes money

In 2012 alone, with photovoltaics, the price of kWh dropped by over one billion euros. The incentives for renewables are more than justified, a study fully acquires the costs and in the end the Italian market earns almost 50 billion euros. To reach these conclusions, in fact, we did not need such a detailed study, in our article entitled "The Italian green economy" where we underlined that in Italy, renewables are underestimated because the government evaluates clean energy only in in terms of costs to be incurred and not in terms of jobs created and the drop in the wholesale price of electricity, without considering the price of CO2 quotas.
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Green work, the most sought after figures

Thanks to the green economy, new professional figures are emerging, who are required specific skills in the sustainable economy. Green work is a resource that Italy is exploiting to fight the economic crisis that has been affecting our country for years. Green work is based on services and techniques that respect the environment and nature by reprogramming all those activities that have a strong environmental impact.
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The rabbit breeder and possible plants

We have spoken several times about rabbit farms but we have not yet focused on the breeding cycle and systems. The ideal systems for breeding rabbits in cages should be divided into two rooms. A first room that houses the cages for reproduction, the second, houses cages for the growth of small bunnies.
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The educational garden, growing tomatoes at school

When at school we talked about "home economics", in the classroom, we teach how to cultivate the vegetable garden as a preliminary step to the program. Cultivating the vegetable garden at school can be a highly instructive experience, in fact we speak of an "educational garden" to teach pupils the garden culture by educating them on the self-production of food.
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Agriculture belongs to young graduates

Ribbon cutting at Tuscany RURAL Expo 2013 For some years agriculture has been the only sector that has grown in Italy, creating jobs, especially among young people. With industry struggling (-5.8), and services struggling (-1.1), only the primary sector remains to record a positive GDP (1.1 ISTAT) accompanied by an increase in jobs (meaning as recruitments) concentrated mainly in Central Italy.
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Naturopathy, between schools and universities

If you are wondering about the presence of university courses in naturopathy there are various things you need to know: in Italy the professional figure of the Naturopath has not been legally recognized. There is no definitive national framework, however there are several regional regulations that recognize the qualifications conferred by some schools of Naturopathy.
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