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Sustainable Cities™ aims to inspire people and communities all over the world and help cities become more sustainable in the future.
Sustainable and renewable everything is the agenda of today and the future. But how do we use the terms in the future, without diminishing their meaning? This spring semester the second batch of graduate students started to specialise in the area of ‘Technologies in Practice and Green Society’ at the IT University with a critical perspective on sustainability.
The Italian municipality Varese Ligure may be small. But the lessons it can teach the world are very exciting. Transformed from a degrading municipality in the 1980s to a thriving location today, Varese Ligure is now powered by renewable energy and organic food.
As modern society shifts away from landfilling trash, alternative solutions are required. Mexico City implemented a market for trading recyclable waste for food. Set up in 2012 the initiative now processes around 12 tonnes of waste on market day, which reduces waste but also helps in many other ways.
Last updated Tuesday, January 21, 2014