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  • Trash Photos XVI: Furniture Made with PET Bottles

    Sunday, April 26th, 2009

    Back in January I posted about making furniture made from scrap tires that serves not only to “upcycle” (as my friend Leila insists I call it!) waste but also to help unemployed or low-income Brazilians earn income.  At the time I intended to post a week or two later about similar projects involving furniture made […]

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    R$14.2 mn. to Clean Up Organochloride Contamination in Santo André / R$14,2 milhões para a remediação de poluição de produtos organoclorados em Santo André

    Monday, March 9th, 2009

    From the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES):
    BNDES approves R$ 14.2 million to Technological Research Institute of São Paulo to clean waters and subsoil of S. André
    The directors of BNDES, the Development Bank, approved a technological support line, in the amount of R$ 14.2 million, with non-reimbursable funds, to the Technological Research Institute of São Paulo AS-IPT. […]

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