One of the most popular recent posts here on The Temas Blog has been the one about the inexpensive solar water heater being built around Paraná state out of used PET bottles and aseptic packaging (tetrabrik). For reasons I can’t quite work out, it has proven particularly popular in Asia…
Given the level of interest, […]
Nonna, Dr. Silvia. Guía de la Regulación Normativa Provincial Argentina Sobre Residuos Peligrosos. Published by the Colegio de Abogados de San Isidro. Spanish. 2002. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This little-known book is probably the best guide to Argentina’s complex weave of provincial laws and regulations on hazardous wastes. For years the head of Argentina’s Hazardous Waste Registry, Dr. […]
Recently Mexico’s Environment Secretariat (SEMARNAT) announced with great fanfare the release of a “manual” on municipal composting. This “manual” actually was co-produced last autumn by SEMARNAT’s National Ecology Institute (INE) and the German technical cooperation agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH.
What was interesting was not so much the so-called manual itself, which […]